Man arrested after incident outside Scottish Parliament

A man has been arrested by police after an incident outside the Scottish Parliament.

Police cordon outside the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood after reports of an incident, Picture: Ian Rutherford
Police cordon outside the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood after reports of an incident, Picture: Ian Rutherford

The incident occurred while an anti-Brexit protest took place beside Holyrood this afternoon.

A Police Scotland spokesman declined to give details of the incident but confirmed a 31-year-old man had been arrested.

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The spokesman added: “Nobody was hurt during the incident.

The incident outside the Scottish Parliament is not thought to be terrorist-related

“At this stage there is nothing to suggest that the incident is terrorist-related. Police investigations are ongoing.”

The incident outside the Scottish Parliament is not thought to be terrorist-related