Police inquiries continue at Livingston property in 'ongoing investigation'

Police officers are continuing inquiries at a property in Livingston following their arrival this morning.

Sunday, 14th March 2021, 4:07 pm

Officers have been at the scene all day in connection with an ‘ongoing investigation’.

The update comes after residents reported armed police at a property in Queens Crescent from around 10am today (Sunday).

An eyewitness told the Evening News: “I just saw the uniformed officers standing there in front of a flat, it looks like specialist firearms officers. There was also a helicopter over the area for around 20 minutes but it has gone now. This has been ongoing for a while.”

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Armed officers pictured outside a property in Queens Crescent in Livingston. Picture: Steve Binnie.
Armed officers pictured outside a property in Queens Crescent in Livingston. Picture: Steve Binnie.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers are in attendance in the Queens Crescent area of Livingston in connection with an ongoing investigation. There is no wider risk to the public."

It is understood a man was taken from the property shortly after midday.

This is an ongoing incident. More details to come.