Incident at Mabie Forest

Armed police warned 60 guests at a hotel in Dumfries not to leave as they dealt with an incident at a house nearby. They were attending a 50th birthday party at the Mabie House Hotel. A 63-year-old man's been arrested and is being questioned.

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Armed police called to Dumfries

Armed police have arrested a man after an incident in Dumfries.

It happened at a house at Mabie, on the outskirts of the town at around 10:12pm on Saturday. A 63-year-old was detained and enquiries are ongoing.

Guests who were attending a function at the nearby Mabie House Hotel were asked to remain inside the building as police dealt with the incident.

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