Edinburgh's Fountain Park evacuated by police following 'malicious call'

People told to avoid the Edinburgh area
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Edinburgh leisure hub Fountain Park has been evacuated by police following a ‘malicious call’ to a business in the area this afternoon.

A cordon has been put in place around the leisure park in Fountainbridge this evening and people have been told to avoid the area.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson: “We are responding to a malicious call received at a business premises in Dundee Street, Edinburgh. The premises has been evacuated as a precaution, and a cordon has been put in place. Dundee Street is closed from Viewforth to Yeoman Place. Please avoid the area.”

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