Armed police arrest two people in Edinburgh's Muirhouse area

Firearms officers were pictured at the scene in north Edinburgh.

By Sam Shedden
Monday, 13th April 2020, 7:18 am
Updated Monday, 13th April 2020, 9:20 am
Police were on the scene at Inchmickkery Court.
Police were on the scene at Inchmickkery Court.

Several armed police officers were spotted attending an incident at a block of flats in Muirhouse last night.

A 28-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were arrested by cops following reports of a disturbance.

Photos shared on the Trim and Friends of West Pilton Facebook group show firearm units deployed near Inchmickery Court in the north of the city on Sunday afternoon.

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The post from TRIM and Friends of West Pilton

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5.15pm on Sunday, 12 April, we received reports of a disturbance on Muirhouse Grove, Edinburgh.

“A 28-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the incident.”