PHOENIX - Phoenix police arrested a man early Monday morning who allegedly assaulted his mother before jumping on the roof of a neighbor's house to flee from police.

Officers took the man into custody after he used a ladder to climb on the roof of a neighbor's home in the 4000 block of N 87th Avenue. Officers reported the man had a knife.

Police said the suspect appeared to be impaired by drugs.

There is no word on his mother's condition.