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Police in Scotland at the scene of two 'serious incidents' in Kilmarnock

One of the incidents is at Crosshouse Hospital, while a second happened in Portland Street in the centre.
Feb 4th 2021, 10:51 PM 90,136 19

POLICE IN SCOTLAND are dealing with two serious incidents, including one at a hospital, in the town of Kilmarnock, according to Ayrshire officers.

One of the incidents is at Crosshouse Hospital, while a second happened in Portland Street in the centre of the town. 

Police said: “These areas are cordoned off and the public are asked to avoid them at this time.”

Police later confirmed the incidents are ongoing and are not being treated as terror-related. 

Scotland’s justice minister, Humza Yousaf, said on Twitter: “Please listen to Police instructions and avoid both Crosshouse Hospital & Portland St in Kilmarnock. Police are attending a v serious incident.”

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