Tayside and Central Scotland

Army explosives experts called out to Falkirk

Army explosives officers were called to Falkirk to check on what they describe as "items" found in the town's Middlefield area.

The alert began at about 23:15 on Thursday and ended at about 02:00 after the items were found to pose no threat to safety.

No further details were available from Police Scotland, who said that investigations were ongoing.

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