Broomhouse Road: 41-year-old man arrested after suspicious package found in Edinburgh delivery office

An arrest has been made in relation to a suspicious package found in a sorting office in Cultins Road in Sighthill.

A man has been arrested near Broomhouse Road.
A man has been arrested near Broomhouse Road.

Both the police and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal were called to the scene on Saturday after they were alerted to the package.

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The building was evacuated as a precaution.

Police were seen on Broomhouse Road in Edinburgh at around midday on Monday and they have confirmed that a man has been arrested.

Chief Inspector Scott Richardson said: “Officers in Edinburgh arrested a 41-year-old man at a property in Broomhouse Road on Monday, 16 November, in connection with a suspicious package which was found at a sorting office in Cultins Road on Saturday, 14 November.

"Enquiries remain ongoing at the address. I would like to reassure the community that there is no wider risk to the public, however, police resources will remain in the area until the enquiries have been concluded."

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