Man arrested after cash machine explosion in Clydebank

A man has been arrested following an explosion at a cash machine which has left another man critically injured.

The blast happened at an ATM outside Premier Stores in Glasgow Road, Clydebank, on Thursday night.

Police arrested a 48-year-old man in connection with the incident on Saturday. He is due to appear in court on Monday.

A 51-year-old man found at the scene remains at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in a critical condition.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "A 48-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with the incident.

"A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal."

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said two crews were sent to the scene at about 11.30pm on Thursday.

A spokesman said: "Operations control mobilised two appliances and crews left at 1.08am.

"A single appliance was mobilised to the premise later that same morning at 10.37am and crews left the area at 10.51am."

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