Man arrested after residential street shut down by police

The 50-year-old man has been arrested following the street being locked down by police.

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A man has been arrested after an Edinburgh street was shut down by police.

Officers were called to Caledonian Crescent in the city on Wednesday following reports of concern for a person.

The street was closed down for around two hours from 3.30pm and a number of police vans were called to the scene.

Officers later confirmed the arrest of a 50-year-old man in connection with the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 3.30pm on Wednesday, 18 January, 2023, police were called to a report of concern for a person at a property on Caledonian Crescent, Edinburgh. 

“A 50-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.”