A MAN has been spotted sitting on top of Southampton's tallest building while "dangling his legs".

Residents in Ocean Village have captured photos of a man sitting on top of the Centenary Quay development in Woolston last night.

He appears to be playing with his phone and filming himself.

With 27 storeys and measuring around 89m in height, the apartment complex is the tallest building in the city.

Ocean Village resident Michael Fesemeyer said he spotted someone moving on top of the building.

Daily Echo: A man on top of Centenary Quay in Woolston. Photos taken by Michael Fesemeyer. A man on top of Centenary Quay in Woolston. Photos taken by Michael Fesemeyer.

He said: "At first we thought he might be about to jump but after looking through our high powered scope set up to see cruise ships, we saw he was sitting dangling his legs over the side playing with his mobile phone and camera filming himself.

"We called the police who asked if we could give the postcode of the building and we said no.

"Incredibly they asked if we could give a description which we could due to the high-powered scope we had we could.

"Needless to say, we never saw the police turn up."

Hampshire Constabulary has confirmed that they were called at 9.33pm last night concerning the man. 

A spokesperson said: "We were called at 9.33pm, enquiries were made and CCTV reviewed and the man was not felt to be acting suspiciously and left shortly after the call came in.

"Officers were initially attending, but they had to be diverted to another incident taking place.

"All calls in to our control room are risk assessed and decisions taken on where officers are most required."

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