Two men have been charged in connection with firearms offences following an incident in Crimond.
Police were scrambled to the Aberdeenshire village on Sunday evening to reports of an incident on Logie Road.
A cordon was placed around the area as police launched an investigation.
The nature of the incident is currently unknown.
Police have confirmed two men, aged 21 and 38, have been arrested and charged in connection with firearm offences.
They are due to appear in court on Tuesday.
In a statement, officers confirmed there is no wider risk to the public.
A police spokesman said: “Two men – aged 21 and 38 – have been arrested and charged in connection with firearms offences, after officers were called to Logie Road in Crimond, around 6pm on Sunday, October 1.
“They are expected to appear at court on Tuesday, October 3.
“There was no wider risk to the public and officers will be in the area carrying out further inquiries.”
Police carry out further inquiries
Police remained at the scene last night as investigations continue.
Pictures taken in the area show multiple police vehicles stationed outside a sealed-off property on the residential street.
Witnesses say three police vehicles remain on guard.