A NEW ITV crime drama is now filming in Glasgow's city centre.

The Elect is a Western adaptation of Japanese crime novel Six/Four and will be a four-part series.

In the book, detective Mikami struggles to choose between a career in Media Relations and Criminal Investigations.

Readers follow him as he debates the responsibilities and duties of the two jobs while navigating criminal cases.

Production crews were spotted in the city's St Vincent Street, where exterior and interior scenes are being shot this week.

The filming started yesterday and is scheduled to last until Thursday.

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A spokesperson has confirmed that some actors will be dressed as Police Scotland officers, but the crew is working together with the force, who will be on scene the whole time.

On the picture, a 'Scottish Police Service' sign can be seen, as part of the set.

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They have also warned residents that machinery and equipment vehicles will be parked in the area.

On Thursday, a temporary road closure will also be put in place between 8am and 7pm on Gordon Street, between Bothwell Street and St Vincent Street and St Vincent Lane between Pitt Street and Blythswood Street.