Armed man arrested

By Alice Rose

Extra police patrols are working around Abbeydale Road today after a man was found carrying a firearm.

Members of the public alerted officers when they saw a man who was acting suspiciously in the area on Tuesday afternoon.  A 30-year-old was arrested after a police chase, in which he was knocked off his bike. Superintendent Colin McFarlane said “Neighbourhood policing officers are carrying out extra patrols in the area to offer reassurance to the community following this incident” he continued “We are also working with our partner agencies to support residents in the local area and I would urge anyone with concerns to contact us”