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Man for court over Coral armed robbery in Aberdeen

A man has been detained after an armed robbery at an Aberdeen bookmakers.

The incident - involving what was described by police at the time as a "bladed weapon" - happened at Coral in Auchinyell Road, Garthdee, on Wednesday 14 November.

Grampian Police said a 22-year-old man from the Liverpool area would appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

The force earlier said said it was a "frightening" incident for the staff involved.

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