VIDEO - Man in hospital as police descend on Wotherspoon Drive

A 40-year-old suffered serious injuries and another man was detained following an altercation in Wotherspoon Drive at about 7.15pm on Tuesday.

The 40-year-old victim was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

Wotherspoon Drive was taped off for investigations

Wotherspoon Drive was taped off for investigations

A spokesman for Police Scotland confirmed that a man had been detained.

The officer also confirmed that their inquiries are ongoing.

Officers were conducting a search of the area when the Journal and Gazette’s photographer arrived on the scene (right).

Residents of the quiet Bo’ness housing estate had to manouevre round a number of police cordons this 

And social media was rife with rumour and speculation following the incident.