A man has been arrested after allegedly barricading himself inside a Glasgow flat - as cops in riot gear stormed the area.

Specialist officers with dogs were spotted in Possil yesterday at a property on Barloch Street.

Pictures emerged on social media showing police with shields and a section of the road was locked down as they dealt with an alleged incident.

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Now police have confirmed a man, 51, has been nicked in connection with an alleged disturbance.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Police were called to a property on Barloch Street, Glasgow, at around 3.55pm after a man allegedly barricaded himself within.

"Emergency services attended and a 51-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the alleged incident. 

"He is due to appear in Glasgow Sheriff Court tomorrow.

"A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal."