Police incident on Edinburgh's Princes Street

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Officers are dealing with an incident on the Capital's Princes Street.

A police presence is currently in place near the Mercure hotel, next to Marks and Spencer, where cordon tape is visible around a bus stop.

A cordon has been put in place near Marks and Spencer. Picture: TSPL

A cordon has been put in place near Marks and Spencer. Picture: TSPL

Officers are also in place near Topshop, on nearby Meuse Lane.

They have been seen wearing gloves.

One eye-witness reported: "Police everywhere and a car is blocking the road across from Waverley Mall."

Officers have been seen taking statements from the public.

Officers at the scene. Picture: TSPL

Officers at the scene. Picture: TSPL

Police Scotland has been approached for comment.

More details as they come.

A bus stop has been cordoned off. Picture: TSPL

A bus stop has been cordoned off. Picture: TSPL

A police vehicle on Meuse Lane. Picture: TSPL

A police vehicle on Meuse Lane. Picture: TSPL