Glasgow & West Scotland

Man held after 'knife stand-off' with police in Irvine

A 31-year-old man has been arrested following a stand-off with police at a house in North Ayrshire.

Officers were called to Herbertson Crescent, Irvine, at about 10:50 on Sunday, following reports that a man was in possession of a knife.

Specialist officers attended after a disturbance at one of the houses there. No-one was seriously injured.

The man who was arrested in expected to appear from custody at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Monday.

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