Tayside and Central Scotland

Police search after witnesses report flare over Perth

Police are investigating after a red flare was seen in the sky over Perth.

The flare was reported by a witness at Perth Leisure Pool in the town centre and others at Perth Grammar School, more than a mile away, at 19:30 on Sunday.

Officers carried out a search in the area it was seen, north of the city, but came up empty-handed.

No subsequent sightings were reported but police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

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