Police launch hunt for man last seen carrying gun near garden centre

Officers were called to Dobbies Garden Centre near Stirling on Monday after receiving reports of a man being seen with a firearm.

Police launch hunt for man last seen carrying gun near Stirling Dobbies Garden Centre © Google Maps 2023

Police have launched a hunt for a man last seen with a gun near a garden centre in Stirling.

Officers were called to Dobbies Garden Centre at around 12.05pm on Monday after receiving reports of a man carrying a firearm nearby.

A full search of the local area was conducted and the man was not found.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 12.05pm on Monday, January 9, police were called to a report of a male seen in possession of what appeared to be a firearm near Drip Road, Stirling.

“Officers attended and carried out a full search of the area, however there was no trace of the man seen.

“There were no reports of any firearm discharged or anyone injured.”

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