Glasgow & West Scotland

Security van raided in Glasgow city centre

Police cars in Glasgow
Image caption Several police vehicles were involved in responding to the incident

A large police operation was launched in Glasgow after a raid on a security van.

The G4S vehicle was robbed in the city centre on Thursday evening.

The Strathclyde Police helicopter was seen hovering over various parts of the city, from Finnieston to the West End. Officers with dogs were later searching an area of Dowanhill.

A spokesman for the force confirmed that a G4S vehicle had been robbed. No further details were available.

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