Police and firefighters called to Leith street following reports of 'concern for a person'

Police and firefighters were called to a street in Leith today following reports of "concern for a person."

Friday, 31st January 2020, 6:14 pm
Updated Friday, 31st January 2020, 7:26 pm

A picture sent to the Evening News shows a police car blocking off Parliament Street with a fire appliance parked outside a property.

Firefighters can be seen at the doorway of Dunedin Harbour Hostel while some cones on the street block off the access.

A police spokeswoman said: "Police received a call at around 4:40pm to a concern for a person."

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Police and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called to Parliament Street.

The spokeswoman was unable to provide any more details about the incident.

A staff member at the hostel declined to comment.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said police were handling the matter.