Stand-off at city flat

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Two Perth men ap­peared in pri­vate at the sher­iff court yes­ter­day af­ter­noon ac­cused of scar­ring an­other man for life dur­ing an at­tack with a blade on the top floor of a block of flats just off the city’s Cri­eff Road.

The pair are also said to have oc­cu­pant of a flat peers out at po­lice below bar­ri­caded them­selves in the prop­erty in Grampian Court for sev­eral hours, deny­ing po­lice ac­cess.

It fol­lowed a stand-off which in­volved trained ne­go­tia­tors, of­fi­cers in riot gear and dog teams be­ing sum­moned.

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