Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man detained over armed stand-off at Edinburgh flats

A man has been detained following an armed stand-off at a block of flats in Edinburgh.

Officers were called to Tinto Place in the Bonnington area of the city at about 1120 BST.

Residents had reported to police that a man was holding a kitchen knife and making threats at the block of new-build flats.

Lothian and Borders Police said the 38-year-old man was detained at about 1150 BST.

Police with guns and sniffer dogs were at the scene.

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