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Police recover 9mm pistol in Bathgate

A man has been arrested after police discovered a handgun at an address in Bathgate.

Officers found the 9mm pistol while searching the property in Marina Road on Friday.

Ch Insp Stevie Dolan said: "We take report of illegal firearm possession extremely seriously and will use all resources at our disposal to ensure they are removed from our communities."

A 25-year-old man is expected to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court later.

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