Armed man arrested after disturbance at block of flats in Kilsyth

Police have arrested a 27-year-old man after a disturbance was reported at the entrance to a block of flats in Kilsyth.

The alleged incident took place around 11.30pm yesterday (August 20) at the town’s Hamill Drive

Officers were called to the scene by concerned onlookers - and they soon found the man to be under the influence of alcohol - and in alleged possession of a knife.

However the matter did not end there after a search revealed that he had a small amount of Class C drugs on his person.

He was then arrested and a report on this incident has been sent to the fiscal.