Dramatic scenes in Duddingston as armed police descend on Edinburgh avenue

Armed police have descended on Duddingston Row in Edinburgh, closing the road and asking locals to maneuver away.

Native resident Richard Spence took to Twitter to share a video of not less than six police autos closing each ends of the road.

He mentioned: “A typical Easter Friday morning with Duddingston Row closed by the armed response unit and yours really being requested to maneuver on.”

The video reveals the road closed with police tape at each ends, and a number of police autos parked alongside it.

Mr Spence is then requested to maneuver away by an officer, and replies “okay boss.”

Police Scotland have been approached for remark – we’ll convey you extra on this as quickly as we’ve got it.

The incident comes simply two days after comparable scenes unfolded in Edinburgh’s West Finish; a lot of armed police descended on Chester Avenue after local boxing gym owner and Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh was shot outside his home.

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