The Police Investigations & Revew Commissioner (PIRC) is investigating the circumstances of an incident in Bannockburn in which a Taser device was used by police.

A spokesperson for the PIRC's Investigation Team said:

“We are investigating a police officer’s use of a conductive energy device, known as Taser, at a 20-year-old man in Bannockburn on Friday 29 March 2019.

“The case was referred by Police Scotland and a report will be submitted to the Chief Constable in due course.”