A recycling centre in Edinburgh has been closed while police investigate an unidentified item on the premises.
Officers are currently at the scene of Seafield Recycling Centre in the capital.
Edinburgh City Council is asking people with appointments at the centre on Thursday morning to reschedule.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers are currently in attendance at a recycling centre in Seafield, Edinburgh, following a report of a unidentified item being found.
“A cordon is in place while specialist teams attend to assess the item.”
Edinburgh City Council leader Adam McVey said: “Seafield HWRC is currently closed due to an ongoing incident and the need to ensure the safety of site users and our own staff.
“We’re working with Police Scotland and will provide updates on our social media channels as soon as possible.
“Customers who had appointments booked are being contacted directly to allow them to arrange new appointments.”
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