Police outside Buchanan Galleries

A man has died after falling from a balcony in Glasgow’s Buchanan Galleries.

Emergency services were called to the shopping centre at about 13:45.

An area around the main entrance in Buchanan Street was cordoned off and a section of the shopping precinct was evacuated.

The man was initially thought to have been seriously injured but Police Scotland later confirmed he had died. An investigation has begun.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 1.45pm to attend an incident at the Buchanan Galleries shopping centre in Glasgow.

“We dispatched one ambulance, a paramedic response unit, trauma team and manager to the scene.

“The first unit was on scene within three minutes.”

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