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Teenager, 15, detained over sexual assault in Aberdeen

A teenage boy has been detained in secure accommodation in connection with a sexual assault on a woman in Aberdeen.

The incident happened in the city's Windsor Place in the early hours of Sunday 23 October.

The Crown Office said that a 15-year-old Aberdeen male had appeared at the city's sheriff court.

He was charged with a contravention of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009, and the case was continued.

The case against the teenager - who cannot be named for legal reasons - was continued for further examination.

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