Police involved in stand off drama after assault

Grangemouth residents feared for their safety following an assault which left a woman injured and saw officers try to gain access to a flat.

Tuesday, 13th December 2016, 5:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:43 pm

Many people stayed indoors and took to Facebook, believing there to be a hostage drama unfolding in Kingseat Avenue just after 5pm.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police are currently in attendance at an address in Kingseat Avenue in Grangemouth after being called to reports of an assault.A woman has been treated for minor injuries and officers remain at the property while attempts are made to speak to the occupant inside.”