Adults detained after child held upside down in Ocean Terminal
Two people have been detained by police following claims a child was dangled upside down by his legs in an Edinburgh shopping centre.
Police went to Edinburgh's Ocean Terminal following reports from shoppers of a "domestic incident".
A man and a woman have been detained over the incident at 16:20 on Monday where the three-year-old boy was held upside down by his legs.
However, the child was not dangled over a balcony.
Reports of concern
The boy was taken taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh as a precaution.
A police spokesman said: "Lothian and Borders Police responded to Ocean Terminal at about 16:20 on Monday 30 April following reports of concern for a child.
"A three-year-old boy was taken to the Sick Kids Hospital as a precaution and a man and woman are currently being detained.
"Anyone with information that can assist officers with their enquiries into this incident is asked to contact police immediately."