Breaking News: Alex Salmond arrested for sexual harassment

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has been arrested


Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has been arrested by police.

Police Scotland confirmed that a 64-year-old man had been charged and said a report would be sent to prosecutors.

Police had been investigating following a Scottish government inquiry into complaints of sexual harassment, which he denies.

He has been arrested and charged by Police Scotland and will appear in court later today.

Simply, put the police will not have arrested and charged Mr Salmond unless they had enough evidence to do so.

No further details of the 64-year-old’s charge have been released by the force.

Mr Salmond, from Linlithgow, West Lothian, was the Scottish first minister from 2007 to 2014.

The news comes two weeks since Mr Salmond was at the Court of Session in Edinburgh, where the Scottish government conceded that its internal investigation of the complaints against him was flawed.

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