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Man charged over disturbance at Aberdeen council headquarters

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Image caption The reception and customer service centre at Marischal College had to be closed during the incident

A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with a disturbance in the reception at Aberdeen city council's headquarters.

Police were called to Marischal College shortly after 09:00.

A spokesman confirmed the man will appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Thursday.

The council said the reception and customer service centre were closed for a short time while police dealt with the situation.

A spokesman said: "This was an isolated incident which could not have been foreseen.

"The appropriate support has been put in place for staff affected by the incident. Their wellbeing is our prime concern meantime."

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