LONDON (AP) — Police in Glasgow say emergency services are currently dealing with an incident in the center of Scotland’s largest city and are urging people to avoid the area.
There is a heavy police presence on West George Street with more than a dozen police vehicles in attendance.
Greater Glasgow Police said the situation Friday is “contained at this time and there is no danger to the general public.”
In a traffic information bulletin issued Friday, the Glasgow City Council said that due to “a serious police incident” a number of roads are currently closed.
According to Sky News, several people have been stabbed.
— RyanGLA (@RyanGLA1) June 26, 2020
Around 20 police vehicles, armed officers, sniffer dogs and riot shields are on the scene at West George Street in Glasgow. Lots of shouting and huge number of paramedics in hazmat suits @LBC pic.twitter.com/tY30DlToL3
— Fraser Knight (@Fraser_Knight) June 26, 2020
BREAKING: Several people have been injured following an incident in Glasgow city centre.
Sky's @jamesmatthewsky has the latest.
— SkyNews (@SkyNews) June 26, 2020
Now being reported as up to 6 people stabbed in Glasgow City Centre
Situation is contained but avoid the area
— ⚽ Simon BRFC Hopkins ⚽ (@HopkinsBRFC) June 26, 2020