Tayside and Central Scotland

Man, 98, held after officer hurt

Birch Row, Scone
Image caption The officer was injured at a house in Birch Row in Scone

A 98-year-old man has been arrested after a police officer was seriously injured in Perth and Kinross.

Tayside Police said officers went to a property in Birch Row, Scone, at about 1440 BST following reports of a disturbance.

They said a police officer sustained a serious injury to her arm and was taken to Ninewells Hospital where she will stay overnight.

Police said the incident was being treated as attempted murder.