Edinburgh crime: Man arrested after police called to disturbance in Liberton near Cameron Toll

An arrest was made after police were alerted to a man climbing on a roof in Edinburgh.

Residents in Liberton witnessed a large police presence descend on the area this morning, after an incident nearby. Officers were informed of a disturbance at a house on Claverhouse Drive, just before 10.30am. Shortly afterwards, they were alerted to a man on the roof of a property, near Liberton Road.

Police rushed to the scene, and taped off a section of the road near Cameron Toll shopping centre. A 33-year-old old man was arrested in connection with both incidents.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were made aware of a disturbance at a property on Claverhouse Drive in Edinburgh around 10.25am on Tuesday, 15 November and then a man on the roof of a property off Liberton Road a short time later.

Police were called to incidents in Liberton, Edinburgh, near Cameron Toll shopping centre.

“A 31-year-old man has been arrested with the incidents and enquiries remain ongoing.”