Police arrest man with knife in West Lothian shop

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A man with a knife has been arrested after police were called to a West Lothian shop.

Police confirmed they were alerted to the incident at 7pm yesterday (Tuesday) at Boghall Convenience Store and Post Office on Elizabeth Drive in Bathgate.

Boghall Convenience Store and Post Office. PIC: Google

Boghall Convenience Store and Post Office. PIC: Google

The Edinburgh Evening News understands reports of an armed robbery are not correct.

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No one was injured in the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in West Lothian have arrested and charged a 42-year-old man after officers were called to a report of a man in possession of a knife within a premises in Elizabeth Drive, Boghall at around 7pm on Tuesday 21 May. No-one was injured as a result.

“The man is expected to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Wednesday 22 May.”

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