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Man in court after armed Aberdeen pharmacy robbery

A man has appeared in court after an armed robbery at a pharmacy in Aberdeen.

Peter Manson, 24, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court charged with assault and robbery. He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

A man had entered Webster's Pharmacy, on Hilton Drive, with what Grampian Police described as a bladed weapon shortly after 17:00 on Thursday.

Staff had been threatened and medication was taken.

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