An inmate was safely removed from the roof of Barlinnie prison on Monday morning after a tense stand-off.

The prisoner is believed to have made his way onto the roof of an ancillary building at the Glasgow penitentiary on the morning of Sunday, November 26.

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The incident was resolved safely on Monday morning.

A Scottish Prison Service spokesperson said: "The incident at HM Barlinnie was safely resolved at around 7.20am today, Monday 27 November.

"SPS staff worked hard to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all concerned throughout."