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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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Police offer advice to help communities stay safe against doorstep crime and online/telephone scams

Police offer advice to help communities stay safe against doorstep crime and online/telephone scams

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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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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The drugs were recovered after officers carried out a search warrant at an address in the Gladstone Road area

Heroin and 'crack' cocaine worth around £2000 seized in Peterhead

Heroin and 'crack' cocaine with a street value of approximately £2000 has been seized by police in Peterhead.

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Stolen property was recovered some of which had huge sentimental value and these will be returned to their owners.

Man in court over alleged sneak-in thefts

A 21 years-old man appeared at Peterhead Sheriff Court on Tuesday, August 8, in relation to a number of alleged sneak in thefts which occurred recently within residential properties and also a break in to a shop all within the town centre of Peterhead.

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Police are urging members of the public to stay vigilant.

Appeal for witnesses

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a generator was stolen from a farm in Cuminestown.

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Individuals in high-visibility vests are knocking on doors stating that there is a planned interruption to their power supplies

Fraudsters targeting 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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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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It is understood the man, who was white and spoke with a local accent, made off in the direction of Asda.

Appeal for information following attempted handbag theft

Police Scotland is appealing for information following an attempted theft of a hand bag in Peterhead.

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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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A grey Ford Fiesta sustained damage to its body work sometime between 3.20pm on Saturday, July 22and 1.30pm on Sunday, July 23.

Vandalism investigated by Police

Officers in Peterhead are investigating a vandalism that occurred in the West Road area of the town.

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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 game will be the first time the Cypriot team and Aberdeen Football Club have met in this tournament.

Fans advised ahead of big game

Police Scotland are encouraging football fans to enjoy tomorrow night's UEFA Europa League qualifying game between Aberdeen and Apollon Limassol but to act responsibly and arrive in good time.

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