A street has been closed off after human remains were discovered at a flat in the Gallowhill area of Paisley.

The remains have been linked to missing Paisley man Kevin Bishop and officers confirmed this afternoon that a 46-year-old man has been arrested.

Kevin’s family have been informed but it’s believed a formal identification of the remains has yet to take place.

Photo: Kevin Bishop

A forensics tent has been installed at a property at Schaw Road and officers are currently carrying out inquiries in the area.

The last sighting of Kevin was around 8.40pm on Friday 27th July 2018 on Well Street, walking towards Clavering Street East in Paisley.

Since then Police Scotland have made a number of appeals for information from the public.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Human remains have been found within a house and a post-mortem will take place to establish the identity.

“We can confirm that the family of Kevin Bishop has been made aware.

“A 46-year-old man has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.”