South Scotland

Armed unit sent to Dumfries estate

Police are seeking three men, who it is claimed could be armed, following an incident on a Dumfries housing estate.

The suspects, who were in a black 4x4 vehicle, are thought to have threatened a man in the Lochside area on Thursday afternoon.

An armed response unit was sent to the scene later in the day as part of the investigation.

Police said inquiries were continuing but added there was no immediate risk to public safety.

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