PART of a roof fell from a building in Christchurch.

The edging of the roof in Castle Street, above the Full of Beans coffee shop, fell onto the pavement below.

Debris could be seen on the ground following the incident on Sunday afternoon, June 16.

Emergency services attended the scene.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said one fire engine from Christchurch attended at around 3.20pm.

Firefighters helped made the scene safe.

Two police cars were also in attendance.

A witness said police closed the road after a section of lead flashing fell from the eaves of a  building.

A Dorset Police spokesperson said: "We received a report at 2.49pm on Sunday 16 June 2024 that guttering had fallen from a building in Castle Street in Christchurch.

"The fire service attended to assist with making the building safe. Road closures were put in place. The local authority was made aware due to closure of the footpath."