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Aberdeen Makro armed robbery: Man appears in court

Makro crime scene
Image caption The robbery on the security van happened at Makro in September

A man has appeared in court following an armed robbery on a security van in Aberdeen.

The incident - which involved a G4S van - happened at Makro in Altens at on 9 September.

George Thomson appeared in private at the city's sheriff court charged with assault and robbery, wilful fire raising and a road traffic offence.

The 30-year-old had his case continued for further examination and was remanded in custody.

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