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Man held over Aberdeen heroin worth about £16,000

A man has been arrested after drugs worth thousands of pounds were seized in Aberdeen.

Heroin with an estimated street value of about £16,000 was recovered in the Tillydrone area on Monday.

Grampian Police said a 48-year-old local man was detained after an intelligence-led operation.

A spokesperson said the man was expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

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