Immigration centre alert

A man has sparked a security alert after climbing on to the roof of an immigration and removal centre, police said. Lincolnshire Police said the man was spotted on the roof a building at Morton Hall near Lincoln.

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Man scales the roof of immigration centre

A man has scaled the roof of an immigration removal centre as part of a "peaceful protest", officials said today.

The demonstrator is on the roof of the Morton Hall centre in Swinderby, Lincolnshire, the UK Border Agency (UKBA) said.

"There is currently a peaceful protest ongoing at Morton Hall in which one detainee has scaled the roof," a UKBA spokeswoman said. "We are working with the Prison Service to resolve the situation."

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