A busy city centre road was closed off to the public last night after a pane of glass reportedly fell from a building.

Emergency services rushed to Ingram Street at the CONNECT110NS building, which is the curved glass office block overlooking the Gallery of Modern Art.

Pictures show a gap in the uppermost row of glass where a piece appears to have fallen, and the road below is littered with shards.

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The road was quickly sealed off in both directions between Queen Street and Hanover Street at around 7.30pm.

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This was then extended between Queen Street and South Frederick Street, and they credited the closure to an unsafe building.

It was reopened at 11.55pm.