Firearms charges following Stockbridge incident

Posted on 17/04/2014 by



A 38-year-old man has been charged with firearms offences following a police operation in Stockbridge.

Two controlled explosions were carried out on Wednesday night and a further one on Thursday morning. Officers searched a property in Jamaica Mews in The New Town area and recovered a number of items.

Residents were evacuated as a precaution while the search was taking place, but police said there was never any danger to the public.