Crossbow incident in Kilsyth garden sparks callout to firearms officers

Firearms officers had to enter an address in Kilsyth after a communal garden was targed with a weapon in broad daylight.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 12:45 pm
Police attended the scene

The specialist officers were deployed to the town’s Donaldson Avenue around 2pm on Sunday March 21.

This was amidst a complaint that an arrow had been fired into this shared space.

Local officers were also sent to a house with the team – where a crossbow was seized.

Police have now confirmed that a 28-year-old male has been c harged with culpable and reckless conduct.

Fortunately nobody was injured as a result of the weapon being fired.

A report on this incident has now been sent to the Procurator Fiscal in Airdrie.