MP Eric Joyce arrested at Edinburgh Airport

Eric Joyce Eric Joyce had arrived at Edinburgh Airport on Sunday

Scots MP Eric Joyce has been arrested in connection with an alleged breach of the peace at Edinburgh Airport.

Mr Joyce is believed to have become involved in a row with airport staff while trying to retrieve his mobile phone, which he had left on a plane on Sunday. He was unable to tell staff which flight he had arrived on.

It is understood that police were then called.

The independent MP for Falkirk is due to appear in court at a later date.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "A 52-year-old man has been reported to the procurator fiscal in connection with an alleged breach of the peace, which happened at Edinburgh Airport on Sunday 19 May.

"He will appear in court at a later date."

A spokesperson for Edinburgh Airport confirmed that an incident took place on Sunday evening and that police were called after staff made complaints.

The airport said it had a zero tolerance policy towards any behaviour which put passengers and staff at risk.

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