Police seal off street at top of Leith Walk

Officers have cordoned off a street at the top of Leith Walk near a convenience store.

Images posted on social media at around 6am this morning show a U-Save shop within the police cordon, which is situated on the corner of Montgomery Street and Elm Row.

One report on social media said a large police presence and an ambulance was spotted outside the store at around 10pm on Wednesday night.

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It is not yet known the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Police Scotland have been contacted for a comment.

A police vehicle at the scene at around 6am on Thursday morning. Picture: Twitter/@nipsweetie
A police vehicle at the scene at around 6am on Thursday morning. Picture: Twitter/@nipsweetie

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