McDonald’s on Glasgow Road has reopened following an earlier incident when a suspicious item was found in a toilet cubicle.
Emergency services, including a bomb disposal van, raced to the fast food chain just after 10am today.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Police in Edinburgh were called to McDonalds in Glasgow Road around 10.20am on Friday 9 June following a report of a suspicious item being found in a bathroom cubicle.
“The item has been assessed to pose no risk to the public and patrons were allowed to renter the premises around 12.30pm.
“Enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident.“
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