A cordon has been put in place around a street in Camelon, Falkirk after a suspicious device was found.
Police were executing a search warrant at business premises in Main Street in connection with a fraud investigation this afternoon when the discovery was made.
A spokesman said: “A cordon has been put in place as a precaution.
“The appropriate partners are assisting with enquiries and the public are thanked for their patience.”
Vehicles and crews from the ambulance and fire services are also currently at the scene.