Edinburgh police tape off city centre street

Police have cordoned off an Edinburgh city centre street this morning.

Friday, 21st June 2019, 8:21 am
A police van parked on Queensferry Street at the entrance to Queensferry Street Lane. Pic: Abigail Storer

Part of Queensferry Street Lane, closest to the Queensferry Street end, has been taped off as officers were seen standing at either end of the lane.

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A police van parked on Queensferry Street at the entrance to Queensferry Street Lane. Pic: Abigail Storer

One eyewitness said police were re-directing people who were looking to go down the lane this morning.

Another said several markers had been lain out at various points on the ground.