A man and a woman have been charged in connection with attempted murder after emergency services responded to a suspected gas leak.
Police were called to King Street in Stenhousemuir, Falkirk, at around 2.25pm on Saturday.
A 31-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man were taken by ambulance to Forth Valley Royal Hospital for treatment.
Gas distribution company SGN told STV News an engineer was sent out to a property in Stenhousemuir following a request by Police Scotland in relation to a suspected gas leak.
A spokesperson said: “We were called out by police to attend due to a smell of gas. By the time the engineer arrived police had turned off the supply at the meter.
“The engineer confirmed they had done that, carried out safety checks to ensure the property was safe and left shortly after.”
Police confirmed a 40-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were arrested and charged in connection with attempted murder at King Street.
STV News understand the victims were not injured.
The pair are expected to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Monday.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said : “A 40-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman have been arrested and charged in connection with attempted murder at King Street, Stenhousemuir on Saturday, April 23, 2022.
“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and they are expected to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Monday, April 25, 2022.”
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