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Festive patrols for Peterhead

Police in Peterhead will be carrying out increased foot patrols in Peterhead town centre over the festive period in order to prevent anti-social behaviour and retail theft within the town.

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Make sure you make home security a priority say Police.

Make home security a priority say Police

Police Scotland is once again urging the public to lock up and not give thieves a chance as the force continues to tackle opportunistic crime in the area.

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A man and a woman have been charged in connection with the incident.

Pair charged

Police Scotland can confirm that a 39 years-old man and a 45 years-old woman have been charged in relation to a serious assault in Fraserburgh at the weekend.

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Public urged to make home security a priority

Police Scotland is once again urging the public to lock up this weekend and not give thieves a chance as the force continues to tackle opportunistic crime in the area.

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Man’s body formally identified

The body discovered on the shore at St Fergus on Monday, November 28 has been identified.

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Search warrants were executed at 16 properties in the Buchan area

Properties searched across Buchan area

Search warrants have been executed at 16 properties in the Buchan area as Police Scotland's North East Division continues its crackdown on serious organised crime.

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Scotland currently has the lowest age of criminal responsibility in Europe.

Age of criminal responsibility set to be raised

The Scottish Government is to introduce legisation raising the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland from eight to 12.

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The scene in Mintlaw outside Michi Indian Cuisine where Mr Shah died

Man killed in Mintlaw over argument about a chicken takeaway order

The owner of a Mintlaw Indian restaurant was killed after a row erupted over a tandoori chicken takeaway order, a court has heard.

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Airguns were used in almost half of the offences involving a firearm.

Fall in number of firearms offences

The number of recorded crimes involving firearms have fallen by nearly three-quarters in the last 10 years.

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A member of the public alerted emergency services to a mans body in the sea near St Fergus.

Man's body recovered at St Fergus

At around 9pm last night (Sunday,November 27) a member of the public alerted emergency services to a man’s body in the sea near St Fergus.

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Police Scotland has launched an Online Reporting Form to encourage victims of stalking to come forward.

Online form to help victims of stalking

A new online reporting form has been launched by Police Scotland to make it easier for victims of stalking to report harassment.

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Police Scotland has launched an Online Reporting Form to encourage victims of stalking to come forward.

Police Scotland unveils Online Reporting Form to support Stalking victims

Police Scotland has launched an Online Reporting Form to encourage victims of stalking to come forward and report abuse.

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Police have issued a plea to ensure properties and vehicles are locked and secure following spate of acquisitive crime.

Plea following spate of crimes in rural locations

Police Scotland is once again repeating a plea to the public to ensure their homes, vehicles and valuables are locked and secure following a spate of thefts across the North East where insecure properties have been the main target.

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Police Scotland is urging pedestrians to take extra care when crossing roads.

Pedestrians urged to take extra care in dark and winter conditions

Police Scotland is urging pedestrians to take extra care when crossing roads, now that the clocks have gone back and it is darker both in the mornings and in evenings.
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Police Scotland is urging pedestrians to take extra care when crossing roads

Pedestrians urged to take extra care in dark and winter conditions

Police Scotland is urging pedestrians to take extra care when crossing roads, now that the clocks have gone back and it is darker both in the mornings and in evenings.

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A man has been charged in relation to series of thefts in Cairnbulg and Inverallochy.

Man charged in relation to series of thefts

A 25 year old man is anticipated to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today in relation to a series of thefts which happened in the Cairnbulg and Inverallochy areas on November 15.

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Police Scotland officers and staff are signing up for Child Rescue Alert mobile text notifications.

Police Scotland staff sign up to Child Rescue Alert

Police Scotland officers and staff are signing up for Child Rescue Alert mobile text notifications to boost the scheme’s aim to have one million people registered.

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The NSPCC has said that online bullying is on the increase.

Report reveals increase in bullying online

The number of children and young people being tormented and bullied online has increased by 88 per cent in five years, according to a leading children’s charity.

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850 offences were detected in a four day period

Hundreds of vehicles found speeding on A90 over four day period

Over 350 vehicles were found to be speeding during four day operation last month on the A90 and M90 from Fraserburgh to Edinburgh.

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Police launch livestock worrying campaign

Police launch livestock worrying campaign

A month-long campaign has been launched by Police Scotland to raise awareness among dog owners about the devastating effects of livestock worrying.

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