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Asda car fire: Men face attempted murder charge

Image caption The fire happened at an Aberdeen Asda

Two men have appeared in court charged with attempted murder after a stolen car was found ablaze in an Aberdeen supermarket car park.

Grampian Police said a Vauxhall Astra was stolen from the Mastrick area of the city on Saturday.

It was later found on fire in the car park of Asda in Muirend Road in the Portlethen area.

Keith Meldrum and Marcus Paton made no plea at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and were remanded.

They were also charged with theft and a number of road traffic offences.

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