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Police appeal for information following incident at Inverurie park

Police Scotland is appealing for information following reports of a man acting inappropriately at a park in Inverurie.

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The three-month campaign saw 43 incidents reported, with all but two cases involving sheep.

Livestock worrying crimes reduce during campaign

A Police Scotland co-ordinated rural crime campaign has seen livestock worrying drop by nearly 40 percent during the spring lambing season, compared to last year.

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207 incidents involving young people allegedly being in possession of a weapon were recorded between April 2016 and March 2017

Parents urged to work with police and schools

Police Scotland along with education authorities across the North East are urging parents and guardians to work together with officers and schools to ensure young people are aware of the dangers of carrying weapons and that they understand the devastating consequences which could result.

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Man charged in relation to alleged shoplifting incidents

A 48-year-old man has been charged in connection with a series of alleged thefts by shoplifting incidents which occurred throughout Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire during the past four months.

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Ann Ingram (right), and Sandy Ingram who was found unconscious outside his farmhouse on the outskirts of Newmachar. Photo: Grampian Police/PA Wire

Family make fresh appeal for information seven years on

The family of Sandy Ingram, who was discovered seriously injured in the grounds of his Newmachar home in 2010, is today making another appeal for information seven years on.

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House-breakings dropped 17% and were down almost 26% on the five-year average.

Opportunistic and violent crimes down, drugs seizures rise

Opportunistic and violent crimes have "significantly" reduced in Aberdeenshire, while officers have recovered more than £500,000 worth of drugs and seized almost £300,000 in cash as efforts continue to ensure the region remains one of the safest places in Scotland.

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Police re-appeal for public to watch out for bogus callers

Police Scotland is urging the public to continue to be on their guard of doorstep crime and cold callers following a number of reports across the North East of vulnerable people being targeted.

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Warning over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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Armed police in London following the Borough Market attack. Pic: SWNS

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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Operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime

An operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime will be taking place across the North East this week.

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Police appeal after fire at farm building

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a fire discovered at a derelict farm building at the junction between the B979 Newmachar to Kingseat and the A947 Whiterashes to Newmachar roads.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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18 charged following disturbances in Inverurie

Following incidents of disorder in Inverurie, officers carried out high visibility patrols in the area following concerns of further planned incidents on Friday night.

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18 people charged following disorder in Inverurie

18 people charged following disorder in Inverurie

Following incidents of disorder in Inverurie in the last week, police officers in the town carried out high visibility patrols following concerns of further planned incidents last night (Friday 12 May 2017).

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Four youths charged following Inverurie disturbances

Police Scotland will be conducting high visibility patrols in Inverurie and surrounding areas this weekend as work continues to prevent any disruption to local communities.

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Police carrying out enquiries after Inverurie disturbances

Police Scotland would like to thank members of the Inverurie community for their patience and co-operation while inquiries take place into incidents of anti-social behaviour involving youths in the town.

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Police appeal following disturbance in Inverurie

Police Scotland is carrying out inquiries following reports of disturbances within Inverurie town centre yesterday evening.

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Six charged in Inverurie

Six males have been charged in relation to anti-social behaviour following reports to police regarding youths congregating in the Inverurie area on Friday and Sunday evenings (May 5 and May 7).
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Construction vehicle stolen from building site

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a high value construction vehicle was stolen from a building site in the Strathdon area.

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Andrew Waddell is known to have links to the Aberdeenshire area

Police release images of Fife man

Police Scotland has today re-issued images of a man that officers wish to trace as a matter of urgency in relation to a number of incidents that occurred in Fife between 2014 and 2016.

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