Tayside and Central Scotland

Dundee address targeted by firearms officers

Firearms officers from Tayside Police have been involved in the search of a house in Dundee.

The operation begun at about 0900 BST in the city's St Kilda Road, following a tip-off.

The force said four people taken from the house were currently helping police with their investigation.

An 18-year-old man was also arrested in relation to an unconnected matter and is due to appear at Dundee Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

In a statement, police said: "Due to the nature of the enquiry four firearms officers were deployed, however at no time during this incident was there any risk to public safety.

"Public safety was paramount in the planning of this operation. Tayside Police would like to thank local residents, who may have been affected by the police activities, for their support and understanding."

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