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Pair arrested over Aberdeen city centre parking meter thefts

Two men have been arrested in connection with thefts from 113 pay and display parking machines in Aberdeen city centre.

The 31-year-old and 32-year-old, both from the Aberdeen area, are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday.

Grampian Police said the thefts took place between 19 and 27 August.

Sgt Andy Barclay said the thefts had caused a "major inconvenience" for the public and for the council.

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