West Lothian: Bomb disposal unit attend incident in Linlithgow

Police Scotland has confirmed that the bomb disposal unit was in attendance at a property in Linlithgow on Tuesday afternoon.

Police confirmed that the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit arrived at an address on Lennox Gardens on Tuesday afternoon following an earlier incident.

They have now left the area but police officers are expected to remain for another couple of days.

A man, 61, has been arrested by police, but he has since been released.

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Officers originally attended the scene on Monday as part of an ongoing investigation and stayed overnight.

This afternoon, a spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "A 61-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Culpable and Reckless conduct. He has since been released pending further enquiry.

"Officers remain at the scene and enquiries are ongoing. There is no risk to the wider public."

"We can confirm that the EOD did attend and have since left after completing their search of the address."

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A bomb disposal team was sent to the house in Linlithgow. (Photo credit: Lisa Ferguson)

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Police will remain in attendance at the house in Lennox Gardens. (Photo Credit: Lisa Ferguson)