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Men who robbed disabled man in Aberdeen were 'cowardly'

Two men who robbed a disabled person in Aberdeen have been branded "cowardly".

The 59-year-old man, who cannot walk unsupported, was attacked on Kepplehills Road, Bucksburn, near the Cloverleaf Hotel on Wednesday evening.

The culprits, who escaped with money, were said to be in their late teens to early 20s.

A Grampian Police spokesperson, appealing for witnesses, said: "This was a particularly malicious and cowardly attack."

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