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Appeal for witnesses after Auchenblae vandalism

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a number of cars were vandalised in the Inverurie Street area of Auchenblae at the weekend.

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The incident happened on Sunday, August 6, on board the 10.45am service from Glasgow Queen Street.

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

Officers from British Transport Police are looking to identify witnesses to a hate crime on board a train to Aberdeen from Glasgow Queen Street.

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Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Police are urging communities to be aware of doorstep crime and scams following a number of reports of incidents across the North east area.

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Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney have been traced safe and well, after being reported missing at the weekend.

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A total of18 people have been charged as part of an ongoing operation

Police crackdown on anti-social behaviour and drugs

A total of 18 people have been charged as part of an ongoing operation to tackle anti-social behaviour and drugs across the south of Aberdeenshire at the weekend.

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Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Police appeal to trace missing girls

Police Scotland is appealing for information in order to trace sisters Grace Elizabeth McKinney (8) and Kara McKinney (5), who have been reported missing.

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Public urged to enjoy this weekend’s festivals and events but to behave responsibly

Public urged to enjoy this weekend’s festivals and events but to behave responsibly

Police have praised members of the public who have attended several local events - including the recent Johnshaven Fish Festival - for “acting in a responsible manner”.

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Fraudsters targetting Aberdeenshire on power interruptions

Fraudsters targetting Aberdeenshire on power interruptions

Fraudsters in Aberdeenshire are posing as workers from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) in attempt to scam people out of their money.

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Police appeal after trailer theft

Police appeal after trailer theft

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a trailer was stolen from a St Cyrus farm.

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The 24-year-old was traced in the Newtonhill area this afternoon.

Missing prisoner detained

Police Scotland can confirm that missing prisoner Lee Hipson has been detained.

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Officers are urging people to enjoy themselves but to behave safely and responsibly.

Police urge people to enjoy busy weekend of shows but to behave responsibly

Police are warning that anti-social behaviour and violence of any kind will not be accepted as a busy weekend of shows and events in the North East approaches.

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Hipson was reported missing to Police after he freed himself from security at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he had been taken to receive treatment.

Appeal to trace missing prisoner

Police Scotland is appealing for information from the public to trace 24-year-old prisoner Lee Hipson.

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Amember of the public contacted Police to say they had seen a woman matching Nusrat's appearance climbing on wooden groynes across from the Inversnecky caf.

Appeal for information following potential sighting of missing woman

Officers leading the search for missing woman Nusrat Jahan are appealing for people who were at the Aberdeen beachfront on Thursday (July 27) to come forward following a possible sighting of the 34-year-old in the hours leading up to her disappearance.

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Lady Dorrian, chairwoman of the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

The public is to have a say in the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline which will influence the way offenders are sentenced in our courts.

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The new law came into force from July 3, 2017

Sharing intimate images without consent is not always about revenge

Organisations backing a new law to prosecute those who share intimate images without consent have underlined the crime isn’t always about revenge.

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The missing blue Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

Police widen car theft appeal across Scotland

Police officers investigating the theft of cars from the Buchan area are making a Scotland-wide appeal to the public for information as extensive enquiries continue to trace them.

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Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Scotland has seen a 30 per cent reduction in drivers using mobile phones at the wheel, although some are still willing to take the risk, according to recent research.

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The drugs were recovered on Tuesday, July 25, along with amid four-figure sum of cash.

Cocaine with a street value of £45,000 recovered from Portlethen area

Cocaine with an estimated street value of £45,000 has been recovered during the execution of an intelligence-led search warrant at a property in the Portlethen area.

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During the initiative several groups of youths were engaged with by officers.

Officers carry out anti-social behaviour operation in Kincardine and Mearns

Officers have dealt with a number of incidents of anti-social behaviour as part of a targeted four-day operation in the Kincardine and Mearns area.

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New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

More than 400,000 older people in Scotland believe they have been targeted by scammers, according to new research.

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