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Regional Police arrest man after negotiations on roof of Cambridge Mill

Last Updated Apr 25, 2018 at 4:23 am EDT

A man perched atop the chimney at Cambridge Mill, with Regional Police officers negotiating with him. Photo: Jeff Pickel - 570 NEWS.

Charges are pending against a man after several hours of negotiations atop the Cambridge Mill.

Waterloo Regional Police Inspector John Goodman tells 570 NEWS they responded to a break and enter at the restaurant,

“Once officers arrived, (police) located a male who had entered the building, and perched himself up on top of the chimney,” he said, “The male was despondent, suicidal.”

He adds after a long negotiation, the man surrendered.

He’s been sent to Cambridge Memorial Hospital for an assessment.

No name has been released.