Man threatens to jump from Sky Tower – roads closed and area cordoned

Roads around the Sky Tower were closed this afternoon after an incident involving a man.

The NZ Herald reported that the man was threatening to jump from the 54th level of the Sky Tower.

Nine photos: Man on Sky Tower

Police cordons were placed round the tower.

But at 4pm, police said they had resolved the incident.

A man was in police custody.

All police cordons were removed and roads surrounding the Sky Tower were reopened.

Auckland City police thanked the public for their patience throughout this prolonged incident.