Tayside and Central Scotland

Man dies during police raid at Perth flat

A man in Perth has collapsed and died during a raid by police searching for drugs, it has been confirmed.

Tayside Police were searching the flat in the town's Struan Road shortly before 1530 BST when the man, aged 37, collapsed.

He was pronounced dead at the scene after attempts to resuscitate him failed.

The cause of death is being treated as unexplained and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Police have sealed off the flat while they carry out inquiries.

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