Alton Towers' new record breaking rollercoaster has opened after several delays because of technical problems.
The 14 loop ride, which cost the theme park £18 million to build, was meant to open around a week ago.
With 14 loops to the previous record of 10, it is the largest roller-coaster ever built.
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He demanded the money after placing a carrier bag containing what appeared to be a heavy object on the counter.
Closures will be in place on the Aston Expressway, Park Circus and Salford Circus. There will be some full weekend closures and diversions.
West Midlands Police have said specially trained police negotiators are speaking with the woman to try and talk her down to safety.