Tayside and Central Scotland

Armed police in stand-off after Redding 'disturbance'

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Image caption Wholequarter Avenue in Redding was sealed off by police on Wednesday

Armed police were called to a disturbance in a Forth Valley village.

A 31-year-old man was arrested following the incident in Redding, near Falkirk, on Wednesday.

Wholequarter Avenue was sealed off by officers for several hours from about 17:30. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was also in attendance.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said there was no danger to the public, and a report is to be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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