Armed police have arrested a man at gunpoint following an alleged incident on Pennywell Road earlier today.
After an extensive
One local, who watched on, said “They police arrived a few hours ago and they were out with a dog but it all seemed to quieten down.
“Then more of them appeared and they had their guns pointing at a guy outisde the bookies.
“They placed him in handcuffs and he was taken away.
“Within a few minutes they had all gone.”
A female has also been arrested in connection with the incident.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Police in Edinburgh have arrested a 32-year-old man and a 36-year-old female, after officers were called to the Pennywell Road area at around 3pm on Friday 8 February following a report of a man in possession of a suspected weapon.
“Inquiries are ongoing.”