Woman arrested after firearms police called to castle in Edinburgh

A woman has been arrested after firearms police had to be called to the grounds of a castle.

Craigmillar Castle. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

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The alarm was raised over an incident in a wooded area of Craigmillar Castle in Edinburgh on Saturday afternoon.

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Negotiators and officers with firearms were at the scene and the area was sealed off.

A 48-year-old woman has been arrested and a report was sent to the procurator fiscal.

No other members of the public were in danger, a Police Scotland spokesman said.