East Lothian emergency services race to sleepy street with officers in 'body armour'

Fire crews, police officers and paramedics were on the scene
Fire crews, police officers and paramedics were on the scene -Credit:Supplied

Emergency services raced to an incident in East Lothian on Tuesday evening (May 7).

Police, fire crews and paramedics were on Cotlands Park in Longniddry at around 8pm. The nature of the incident is not currently known.

Residents in the area reported seeing officers in "body armour" on the street, and urged people to "stay away from their windows".

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One resident, who prefers to remain anonymous, said: "Keep away from your windows and stay safe.

"It's been going on for ages. There are multiple vehicles, cops, fire and ambulance.

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"Looks like they're trying to get someone out of the house. There's a man on garage roof in body armour in the back garden."

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they were in attendance at around 8.30pm.

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Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service has been approached for comment.

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