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Man detained after Falkirk stand-off with armed police

A man has been detained following a stand-off with armed police in Falkirk.

Officers were called to Bruce Street in the town at about 11:30 following reports of concern for a man inside a house.

Police set up a cordon "to maintain public safety", and a spokeswoman confirmed that armed officers were among those at the scene.

The incident was brought to a conclusion at about 15:30.

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