Tayside and Central Scotland

Suspicious device 'posed no threat'

Camelon Image copyright Drew Stevenson
Image caption Surrounding businesses and homes were evacuated during the incident

A suspicious device which forced the closure of a street in Camelon, Falkirk, for three hours was a fuel cell unit, police have confirmed.

Bomb disposal experts attended Main Street on 29 June after police executed a search warrant at a business premises.

Police said the fuel cell unit "had no criminal purpose and posed no threat to public safety."

Nearby businesses and homes were evacuated during the incident.

A Police Scotland statement said: "We have spoken to the owner of the premises who has co-operated fully with us regarding this.

"We can confirm there are no further police inquiries to be carried out.

"The original fraud investigation is being continued by investigators from a partner agency."

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