Armed police raid Dean Village property in organised crime probe

Armed police were seen at Damside in Dean Village. Picture: Google Maps
Armed police were seen at Damside in Dean Village. Picture: Google Maps
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Police in Edinburgh have raided a property in Dean Village as part of an organised crime probe.

An eyewitness in Damside reported seeing armed police at the scene at around 11pm on Wednesday.

A 47-year-old man was subsequently arrested.

Officers also conducted a search in Pitreavie Court in Dunfermline.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Officers in Fife and Edinburgh conducted joint enforcement activity alongside the National Crime Agency as part of a serious and organised crime investigation

“Two addresses in Pitreavie Court, Dunfermline and Damside, Edinburgh were searched and a 47-year-old man was subsequently arrested.

“He is scheduled to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Friday 21st September.

“Inquiries are continuing.”

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