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Man arrested over firearms search in Dennistoun

Police van outside property in Whitehill Court
Image caption The man was arrested after a police firearms operation at Whitehill Court in Dennistoun

A man has been arrested after an operation by firearms officers in the east end of Glasgow.

Police said a 36-year-old man had been detained in police custody and charged with firearms offences.

It follows a planned operation by the officers at Whitehill Court in Dennistoun at about 19:20 on Thursday.

The man is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Saturday and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

In a statement, Police Scotland said: "About 7.20pm last night officers searched a house in Whitehill Court, Dennistoun, as part of a planned operation.

"As a result, a 36-year-old man has been arrested and detained in police custody with alleged firearms offences. A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal."

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