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Man from Aberdeen charged over 'piggyback requests'

A 46-year-old man has been charged after a police appeal about someone asking women for a piggyback while they were out running.

The man, from Aberdeen, was charged after "suspicious incidents" in the Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Montrose areas.

A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Sgt Andy Peerless, of Police Scotland, said: "The information provided to us from the public was vital."

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