A primary school in Perth was locked down on Wednesday after an attempted robbery at a nearby shop.
Police were called to the Oakbank area of the city shortly after 8.30am on June 14 after receiving a report of an attempted robbery at a Scotmid Co-op store.
Officers engaged with Oakbank Primary School, around a mile away from the shop, as part of their response.
The council said pupils and staff were kept indoors as a precaution.
A Perth and Kinross Council spokesperson said: “All pupils and staff were kept inside the school as a precaution this morning due to a police incident.
“It would be inappropriate to comment further on a live investigation.”
Police confirmed that a 40-year-old man has now been charged in connection with the incident.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 8.40am on Wednesday, 14 June, 2023, officers received a report of an attempted robbery at a premises on West Mains Avenue, Perth.
“A 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.”