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Man freed after alleged rape in Aberdeen

A man charged after a 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped in Aberdeen has been freed.

The incident was reported to have happened in the Bon Accord Crescent area on Friday.

A report on the man, 20, was sent to the procurator fiscal.

The Crown Office said: "After full and careful consideration of the facts and circumstances of the case, he was liberated from custody pending further inquiries and did not appear in court."

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