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Council HQ knife-man is arrested

A 29-YEAR-OLD MAN has been arrested after allegedly walking into Glasgow City Chambers brandishing a knife.

The incident happened at the main reception of the Glasgow City Council headquarters in George Square.

According to sources, a man approached the main reception and asked to speak a member of the council.

A female employee asked him to hand over the weapon before calling police. Nobody was injured in the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "At around 4:15pm officers were called to a disturbance at the city chambers and a 29-year-old male was arrested. The male was in possession of a knife."

Glasgow City Council confirmed that an incident had taken place but were unable to comment.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

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