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Four drug detections during Aberdeen 'Maple' checks

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Image caption Operation Maple is an ongoing Grampian Police operation

Four young men were caught in possession of drugs during a crackdown focussing on Aberdeen's pubs and clubs.

A drug detection system known as the Itemiser was used during the ongoing Operation Maple.

Officers targeted the hands of revellers at a number of premises in the George Street area.

Grampian Police said the patrols also uncovered a cannabis cultivation at an address in George Street after receiving information from the public.

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