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Man detained after armed Aberdeen pharmacy robbery

A man has been detained after an armed robbery at a pharmacy in Aberdeen, police have said.

A man entered Webster's Pharmacy, on Hilton Drive, with what Grampian Police described as a bladed weapon.

He threatened staff and made off with medication, shortly after 17:00 on Thursday.

A spokesperson for the force said a 24-year-old man was due at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday, following an appeal for information.

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