EMERGENCY services including the police and the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were called to an incident in Newport this evening (Wednesday) when a teenager got on to the roof of Poundland in the High Street.

The drama began at around 8.30pm when the 15-year-old got on the roof and indicated he wanted to jump, according to police.

Officers closed the road and managed to talk the youth down. He is currently being cared for by his family and health services.