Man arrested after objects thrown from roof in South Queensferry

Emergency services were called to the scene. Picture: Gavin Craigie
Emergency services were called to the scene. Picture: Gavin Craigie

A man has been arrested after items were thrown from a roof in South Queensferry.

The emergency services were in attendance on Hillwood Place at around 9pm on Tuesday, following social media reports that a man had climbed onto a roof and thrown slates.

Observers noted officers in riot clothing as the road was sealed off.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “A man has been arrested and charged following reports of an individual causing a disturbance and throwing items from a roof in Hillwood Place, South Queensferry on Tuesday 23rd April.

“The 26-year-old will appear in court at a later date.”

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