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Former Grampian Police senior officer Ian Paterson faces sex offence trial

A former senior Grampian Police officer is set to stand trial facing sexual offence allegations.

Ian Paterson, 62, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Mr Paterson faces a total of nine charges, including indecent assaults.

He is due to return to court on Monday 30 September to face an indictment trial.

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