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Man charged with abduction and rape in Aberdeen

Police at scene
Image caption The charges follow an incident in the Torry Battery area of Aberdeen

A 49-year-old man has appeared in court charged with abduction and rape following an incident involving a 15-year-old girl in Aberdeen.

Stephen Dickson, of Aberdeen, was charged with assault, abduction, theft and rape when he appeared on petition at the city's sheriff court.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody. The case was continued for further examination.

It follows an incident in the Torry Battery area of Aberdeen on Monday.

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