Armed police attend Stenhouse disturbance as woman rushed to hospital

A WOMAN has been hospitalised after an altercation with a man at a home in the Stenhouse area of the city.

Monday, 21st May 2018, 6:05 pm
Updated Monday, 21st May 2018, 6:16 pm
Armed police rushed to the property on Stenhouse Terrace shortly after midday

Armed police rushed to a property on Stenhouse Terrace shortly after midday after concerned locals reported a disturbance at a property on the street.

Officers cordoned off the area around the street, but the road has since reopened.

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It is understood the woman’s injuries are not life threatening, however she has been taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

A 27-year-old man has since been arrested in connection with the incident.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police were called to an address in Stenhouse Terrace, Edinburgh at around 12.40pm on Monday 21st May after a woman suffered an injury during a disturbance.”

“The injury is not life threatening and she has received treatment.”

She continued: “An area of the road was cordoned off for a time whilst officers carried out inquiries at the property and a 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, further inquiries are ongoing.”

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