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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