Topshop on Princes Street closed over safety concerns

A cordon has been set up on Princes Street
A cordon has been set up on Princes Street
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A police cordon is in place on part of Princes Street following concern for public safety.

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First images of the incident appear to show loose roofing material on the building.

A member of the public flagged down officers on Princes Street over ‘concern for roofing material’ outside of Topshop/Topman.

Police were alerted to the incident at 8:20am this morning,

A cordon has been put in place to ensure public safety.

The damaged roof on Princes Street, Picture: Jon Savage

The damaged roof on Princes Street, Picture: Jon Savage

Police are diverting pedestrians via St Andrew Square.

It is understood the premises have arranged maintenance.

The shop is closed on Princes Street due to the incident.