A man has been arrested after bomb disposal experts investigated reports of a suspicious package and closed a railway station in West Dunbartonshire.
Police and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams attended Kilbowie Road in Clydebank after receiving a call at around 12.15pm on Thursday.
Singer railway station was closed as a precaution, but following enquiries no risk to the public was found.
An eyewitness told STV News the railway station was fully evacuated, along with several nearby bus stops and a jobcentre.
He also said naval bomb disposal experts arrived on the scene.
A 44-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident and is due to appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on Friday, March 19.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called around 12.15pm to Kilbowie Street, Clydebank, following reports of a suspicious package.
“Emergency services, including EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), attended, enquiries were carried out and there was found to be no risk to the public.
“Nearby buildings were evacuated and the local train station was closed as a precaution, but later reopened.
“A 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. He is due to appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on Friday, March 19, 2021.”
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