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Riot police end Kirkintilloch siege

A man has been taken to hospital after a police siege in East Dunbartonshire.

Police in riot gear and negotiators were called after the man barricaded himself inside a flat in Ellisland Drive, Kirkintilloch.

Officers eventually forced entry to the property and the man was removed.

No-one was injured during the incident which happened at about lunchtime on Wednesday. It was understood the man may have health problems.

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