Two arrested following reports of 'person carrying firearm' on bus

Armed police attended the incident just after 1pm on Wednesday in Aberdeen city centre.

Two people were arrested after police were called to reports of a person carrying a firearm on a bus in Aberdeen yesterday.

Armed police attended the incident just after 1pm on Wednesday on Union Street, in Aberdeen city centre.

A 28-year-old man and 24-year-old woman were arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

A BB gun was recovered and police have advised here is no greater threat to the community.

The two are set to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Thursday.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called to reports of a bus passenger in Aberdeen city centre carrying a firearm at around 1.15pm on Wednesday, 4 May, 2022.

“There were no injuries reported. A BB gun was recovered and there was no greater threat to the community.

“A 28-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were arrested and charged in connection with the incident. They are expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Thursday, 5 May, 2022.”

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