Man charged following Niddrie bomb scare

An arrest has been made after a bomb squad was called to an address in Niddrie House Square. Picture; Google
An arrest has been made after a bomb squad was called to an address in Niddrie House Square. Picture; Google
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Police have charged a 40-year-old man after a suspicious package was found at an address in Niddrie last night

Bomb disposal units were deployed to the scene with surrounding homes also evacuated as a precuationary measure. 
Specialist engineers from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal established it was not be a viable device and that it posed no threat to the public.

The 40-year-old will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today