Riot police force entry to flat and hold man in siege
Officers in stand-off for several hours as man barricades himself inside flat.
Riot police were called out during a siege at a flat on Wednesday morning.
Officers went to the scene of a disturbance at a property in Stirling at around 5.20am.
The incident resulted in a stand-off which lasted several hours after a man barricaded himself inside the flat at Newhouse.
Police forced their way into the flat and a man was detained before lunchtime. No one was injured.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Stirling responded to an address in Newhouse at around 5.20am on Wednesday, February 22, following reports of a disturbance within the property.
"Officers subsequently forced entry and a male has been detained. No one was injured during this incident."