Man taken to hospital after threatening parking attendant with screwdriver in Stalybridge

A man has been taken to hospital after threatening a parking attendant with a screwdriver in Stalybridge this morning

The incident happened on Grosvenor Street at 11:45am this morning [Monday 16 March 2020].

Following enquiries police have established that a man had a disagreement with a parking attendant, before threatening him with a screwdriver.

It caused a large police presence to be dispatched to the scene.

Police arrived at the scene but the man retreated into a property where he climbed to a height.

He was safely brought down before being taken to hospital for medical treatment.

No one was injured and the cordon that had been put in place was lifted.

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