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Man charged after Taser incident in Princes Street

police at the scene Image copyright Robert Veal
Image caption Princes Street was closed during the incident

A 43-year-old man has been charged following an incident which closed westbound Princes Street in Edinburgh.

Armed police deployed a Taser during a struggle with a man on Friday.

A police officer and another man were taken to hospital following the incident at 17:15. The road was closed for about three hours.

The arrested man is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

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