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Teenager in court over Aberdeen Tesco armed robbery

A 17-year-old man has appeared in court in connection with an armed robbery at a shop in Aberdeen.

The incident happened at Tesco Express in King Street at about 20:45 on Thursday 5 September.

The Crown Office said the teenager could not be named for legal reasons. He made no plea at Aberdeen Sheriff Court to the charge of assault and robbery and was remanded in custody.

Police had earlier said staff were threatened with a "blunt weapon".

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