An arrest has been made after police warned the public to avoid an area near Aberdeen’s city centre when a man barricaded himself inside a home.
Officers dealt with the incident on Wales Street on Sunday after attending to carry out a warrant shortly before 9am.
Although police said there was no wider threat to the public they asked people to avoid the area.
After several hours, a 33-year-old man was arrested and charged.
He is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday.
Officers said nobody was injured during the incident which involved a single property on the street and thanked local residents for their patience.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers attended at an address on Wales Street, Aberdeen, to execute a warrant, around 8.55am on Sunday, January 16.
“While there a man barricaded himself within the property.
“A 33-year-old man was subsequently arrested and charged. He is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday, January 17.
“Nobody was injured and the incident was contained to a single property. The local community are thanked for their patience while officers dealt with the incident.”
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