Police were called to a road after a man reportedly climbed a crane.

Hertfordshire Constabulary says it responded to a concern for welfare incident in Thomas Sawyer Way yesterday (September 12) at 5.45pm.

The force said it was called to reports that a man had climbed a crane at a construction site.

Police negotiators and specially trained Fire and Rescue and Ambulance staff were among those involved in the response.

Roads in the area were closed while the incident was dealt with.

A man was taken to hospital and has since been arrested.

Police said  that "effective partnership working between the emergency services brought a concern for welfare incident to a safe conclusion".

Chief Inspector Roy Stammers said: "I would particularly like to thank colleagues from the Fire and Rescue Service and Ambulance Service for their assistance in resolving this challenging and dangerous incident.”

Roads that had been closed were reopened at around 9.20pm.