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Bomb disposal team called to Pitlochry holiday park

Logierait day
Image caption Police discovered a suspicious device while on a routine call at the holiday park

Army bomb disposal officers spent the night at a holiday park in Perthshire after the discovery of a suspicious device in a pine lodge.

Police moved 17 people from Logierait Lodges, near Pitlochry, to safety in a local hotel.

Officers found the device after they responded to a routine call at about 17:00.

One man was taken to hospital. Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Police, the fire service and a specialist ambulance crew were all called to the cordoned-off scene, and they were joined by Army bomb disposal experts at about 21:00.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "While attending a routine incident in the Logierait area of Pitlochry, officers became aware of a suspicious package within a property.

"Specialist resources assessed the package and took appropriate action.

"There was no danger to the public."

Image caption Emergency services and an Army bomb squad remained on the scene overnight

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