Man charged after flats evacuation

Fidra Court in Muirhouse. Picture: Twitter

Fidra Court in Muirhouse. Picture: Twitter

A man has been charged under the Explosive Substances Act after a tower block was evacuated, police said.

Fidra Court, in the Muirhouse area of Edinburgh, was evacuated on Friday night while officers carried out investigations.

Police Scotland said a 61-year-old man has been arrested and charged.

He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today.


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