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Man rescued after falling from mobility scooter into River Dee

A man has been rescued from a river in Aberdeen after crashing his mobility scooter.

The incident happened on the River Dee near Gray's School of Art at about 18:20.

Police said a man in his 40s came off his mobility scooter and fell into the water.

He was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

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