NEW YORK - Police in the United Kingdom had to help a gang suspect come down from a tree because he was "too scared" to come down on his own.
West Midlands Police said officers were searching properties on March 8 "during a three-day blitz on gangs." The 33-year-old man fled from a house up a tree, but had to be helped down by police using a ladder.
"We carrying all sorts of kit in our police cars, including collapsible ladders," police said. "You never know when they’ll come in handy ... like for rescuing gang suspects stuck in a tree! "
Police also used a drone and police dog to track the suspect.
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He was arrested on suspicion of gun possession and drugs supply and later released on bail.