A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly wasting police time after a large police presence descended on Bridge of Earn last night.
Officers spent hours in the Perthshire town on Thursday after being called to a report of a concern for a person at around 8.15pm.
Witnesses described seeing up to six police vehicles in the Balmanno Park area of the town with patrols also being spotted in Clayton Road.
A spokesperson said: “Officers were called to Clayton Road, Bridge of Earn at around 8.15pm on Thursday, January 2 following a report of a concern for a person.
“A man was traced safe and well shortly before midnight.
“A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with wasting police time and inquiries are ongoing.”