Fire service called to help police check loft

Firefighters were called to help police search a loft this morning.

The incident happened in Richmond Road, Brompton-on-Swale, just before 2am.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service: “A crew from Richmond responded to a request from police to assist them in gaining access to the loft space of a residential property.

“Crews provided a ladder so that police officers could enter the loft space.”

It is not yet known why police wanted to search the loft.