Armed police swoop on Bishopbriggs

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Police swooped on Bishopbriggs’ Dornoch Place after reports of a man armed with a gun, shortly after 3pm on Thursday.

Observers have spoken of “swarms” of police in the area, and of at least part of one road being closed off.

It’s understood armed police are at the scene, along with additional police patrols to establish the exact circumstances.

East Dunbartonshire Council has refused to comment on the incident and has referred enquiries to police.