Crossbow incident in Kilsyth garden sparks callout to firearms officers

Firearms officers had to enter an address in Kilsyth after a communal garden was targed with a weapon in broad daylight.
Police attended the scenePolice attended the scene
Police attended the scene

The specialist officers were deployed to the town’s Donaldson Avenue around 2pm on Sunday March 21.

This was amidst a complaint that an arrow had been fired into this shared space.

Local officers were also sent to a house with the team – where a crossbow was seized.

Police have now confirmed that a 28-year-old male has been c harged with culpable and reckless conduct.

Fortunately nobody was injured as a result of the weapon being fired.

A report on this incident has now been sent to the Procurator Fiscal in Airdrie.