image captionAn area of Victoria Avenue in Milnathort was cordoned off by police

Homes have been evacuated in Perth and Kinross following reports of an unexploded bomb.

Police have cordoned off an area on Victoria Avenue in Milnathort while specialist teams carry out examinations.

The item, believed to be an unexploded ordnance device, was found on Friday evening.

A spokeswoman for the force said homes were evacuated as a “precaution” and officers were still on the scene.

Investigations are ongoing.