Calder Street: Man hospitalized after Glasgow Street lockdown after incident

A MAN has been taken to hospital after a street in Glasgow’s South End was closed by emergency crews due to a disturbance.

Calder Street was cordoned off with police tape, while a fire engine blocked the road to traffic.

At least seven police vehicles, three fire engines and an incident response unit were at the scene.

High-level fencing was secured around the area to prevent public access, while officers stood guard.

A large crowd of people gathered near the street, as well as Langside Road and Govanhill Library.

An eyewitness said: ‘I saw two police officers knocking on two doors earlier near the Govanhill Baths offices but no one was coming out.

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Cops confirmed they were present following a report of a disturbance at a property and a man was taken to hospital as a result.

They said there was no greater risk to the public.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: ‘Officers attended a property in Calder Street in Glasgow following a report of a disturbance at around 12.05pm on Sunday 10th April 2022.

“A man was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. The incident was brought under control and there was no risk to the general public.

“Investigations into the incident are ongoing and Calder Street has reopened.”

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Councilor Mhairi Hunter tweeted about the incident which happened between Langside Road and Victoria Road, encouraging locals to avoid it.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed it was present, assisting Police Scotland with an incident. No other information was provided.

At around 3.20pm, nearly three and a half hours after the incident began, an ambulance arrived at the scene along with another police van.

Armed officers were pictured exiting the van.

Calder Street was reopened at 5.15pm, more than five hours after the incident.

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