Man, 47, arrested after 10 police cars respond to 'disturbance' in Wester Hailes

A 47-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident in Wester Hailes today.

Monday, 30th December 2019, 4:04 pm

Local residents snapped pictures of 10 police cars in Hailesland Gardens following reports of concern for a person at about 8:30am.

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A police spokeswoman said: "Officers responded to reports of a concern for person in Hailesland Gardens, Edinburgh around 8.30am on Monday, 30 December, 2019.

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The disturbance sparked a large police response in Wester Hailes today. Pic: Stephen Adam Gallacher/Edinburgh Crime and Breaking Incidents Facebook group.

"A 47-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a disturbance at the address. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing."

Police were unable to provide any more specific details on the nature of the incident.