Man in court after bomb disposal team called to Holyroodhouse

Conor Riordan, PA Scotland
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A man has appeared in court after a bomb disposal team attended a report of a suspicious item in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Police Scotland said they were called to the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh at about 8.50pm on Tuesday.

The bomb disposal team was called to the scene to examine the item and made it safe.

Police at Holyroodhouse
Police officers were seen conducting a search within the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Julien Dupuis was arrested and charged with breach of the peace in connection with the incident.

The 39-year-old, from Edinburgh, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Thursday and made no plea.

He was remanded in custody and is expected to reappear within eight days.