Homes evacuated during Falkirk firearms incident

The scene of the incident in Ash Grove
The scene of the incident in Ash Grove

A number of properties in were evacuated in Westquarter during an incident involving a firearm,

Police officers - some of whom were armed - were called to a house in Ash Grove this morning following reports a man had barricaded himself in.

An ambulance crew was also on standby before a 37-year-old was eventually arrested.

There were no reports of anyone being injured in the incident.

A report is now being sent to the procurator fiscal.