Bomb squad on scene at Livingston house after 'suspicious device' found

Police have cordoned off a house in Livingston due to the discovery of a "suspicious device".

Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 5:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 7:55 pm
Falconer Rise, Livingston (Photo: Google Maps)

Officers at Police Scotland said they were called to the house in Falconer Rise, Livingston at around 2.20pm today to the device.

One eyewitness described a "huge police presence" around the house.

A spokesman for the police said bomb disposal units were en route to the site of the 'device' with a cordon in place until they arrive.

He said: "Officers in Livingston are currently dealing with what has been described as a suspicious device at a house in Falconer Rise, Dedridge, Livingston.

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"A cordon has been placed around the building until the arrival of EOD staff."