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Woman arrested after shop dummy entered as Aberdeen council election candidate

Helena Torry [Pic: Evening Express]
Image caption The dummy was entered under the name Helena Torry

A woman has been arrested after a shop dummy was entered as a candidate for the council elections in Aberdeen.

The mannequin - which is understood to have been seized by police - originally appeared on the list of potential councillors for the Hazlehead, Ashley and Queens Cross ward.

Grampian Police said a woman, 63, has been charged under the Representation of the People Act.

The dummy was entered under the name Helena Torry.

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