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Man faces attempted robbery charge in Aberdeen

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A man has appeared in court charged with attempted robbery in Aberdeen.

The incident happened at Sclattie Park post office at about 12:55 on Wednesday.

Andrew Thomson, 47, of Aberdeen, was charged with attempted robbery and having a blade or point in a public place, when he appeared at the city's sheriff court. He made no plea and was remanded in custody.

Police Scotland had said a woman suffered a "minor injury".

A 31-year-old man was earlier released without charge pending further inquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses.