Edinburgh police arrest man in Gracemount armed with weapon

Police in Edinburgh rushed to an incident in the south of the city after reports of a man with a weapon near a convenience store.

Cops were spotted near the Tesco Express on Gracemount Drive early this morning around 6:30am.

The incident is believed to have taken place near the Tesco Express in Gracemount. Picture: Google.


Officers confirmed a 39-year-old man was arrested in connection with possession of offensive weapons.


A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Edinburgh have arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with the possession of offensive weapons, after being called to the Gracemount Drive area around 6.25am on Monday 10th September, and enquiries are ongoing.”

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