Edinburgh police and paramedics deal with 'ongoing incident' in Muirhouse

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Police and paramedics are dealing with an 'ongoing incident' in the north-west of Edinburgh this evening.

Officers were called following reports of concern for a person at an address in Muirhouse Grove at about 4:10pm today, and they remain in attendance.

The scene at Muirhouse Grove. Pic: TRIM and Friends of West Pilton.

The scene at Muirhouse Grove. Pic: TRIM and Friends of West Pilton.

A picture shared on social media shows several police vehicles, including a riot van, as well as a specialist ambulance response unit.

A police spokeswoman said: "Officers in Edinburgh responded to concerns for a person at an address in Muirhouse Grove.

"Officers remain in attendance and the incident is ongoing. The incident is contained and there is no wider public risk."