A 76-year-old man has been charged with firearms offences, police said.

Officers searched a property in Fallin, near Stirling, yesterday and recovered three shotguns, two air weapons and various items of ammunition.

The owner was not licensed to possess the weapons, Police Scotland said.

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The man was expected to appear at Stirling Sheriff Court.

Inspector Donna Bryans said: "Thanks to vital information from the local community, our search of a home in Fallin resulted in the recovery of five firearms and a quantity of ammunition.

"These have now been seized and can no longer pose any risk to the public."