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Police appeal after machete robbery in Cove

McColl's in Cove Image copyright Google

A man escaped with a four-figure sum of money following an armed robbery at a shop in the Cove area of Aberdeen.

The incident happened at McColl's on Loirston Road at about 21:20 on Wednesday.

The robber presented what was understood to be a machete.

He was white, about 6ft 1in tall, of average build , and was wearing a grey hooded jacket, blue jeans and white trainers. Police believe a grey car's occupants may have seen the suspect.

A spokesman said the car drove from Cove Road onto Loirston Road and then onto Colsea Road about the time of the incident.

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