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Man hunted after armed robbery at Coral in Aberdeen

A man who carried out an armed robbery at an Aberdeen bookmakers is being hunted by police.

The incident - involving what was described as a "bladed weapon" - happened at Coral in Auchinyell Road, Garthdee, at about 13:45 on Wednesday.

The man, who had a scar or mark under his right eye and spoke with a Liverpudlian accent, escaped with a three-figure sum.

Grampian Police said it was a "frightening" incident for staff.

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