Police called to disturbance on A1 near Edinburgh

Police called to \disturbance\ on A1 near Edinburgh

Sliproad closed after disturbance on A1

They remained at the scene throughout the afternoon and into the evening, closing a section of the road while officers conducted investigations.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in East Lothian were called to reports of a disturbance at the A1 near Tranent at 1.35pm on Monday.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full nature of the incident and a number of officers, including those from operation support division, are in attendance.”

Traffic Scotland confirmed the A1 southbound has been closed at the off slip to Dolphingstone. Drivers are asked to take an alternative route.

Share PA Nov 26th 2018 3:34PM A busy sliproad has been closed as police deal with an ongoing incident.

The alarm was raised about a disturbance on the A1 near Tranent, East Lothian, at around 1.35pm on Monday.

Traffic Scotland announced the southern sliproad to Dolphingstone is currently closed and advised motorists to use a different route.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in East Lothian were called to reports of a disturbance at the A1 near Tranent at 1.35pm on Monday.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full nature of the incident and a number of officers, including those from operation support division, are in attendance.”

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