Police have confirmed that an 'antique grenade' that caused them to block off an Edinburgh street was a replica.
Officers set up a road block at either end of Yeaman Place, Polwarth and Fountainbridge, at around 3pm on Saturday after a member of the public alerted them to the discovery of a possible explosive.
Explosives experts joined police officers at the scene.
It is understood the item - now confirmed to be a replica - was found by member of the public walking along the nearby Union Canal.
A passerby told the Evening News two police cars could be seen blocking each end of the road.
Yeaman Place was closed off with a cordon erected but has since re-opened.
Police say a section of the canal footpath was also been closed off.
In a tweet, police said "EOD confirmed that the "grenade" was a replica - No risk to the public - All roads re opened."