Armed police swooped on a north-east village last night after reports of a man acting in a threatening manner.
Officers were called to Stuartfield just before 7pm after reports of a disturbance in the village centre.
The actions of the individual are unknown, but police confirmed that there was no threat to the public and that the man was suffering from mental health problems.
A police spokesman said: “Armed police attended an issue in Stuartfield centre involving a man with mental heath issues.
“Police arrived just after 7pm and it was resolved at 7.30pm.
“There was no threat to the wider public during the incident.”