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Man, 21, charged over serious sexual assault in Aberdeen woods

Police at Greenfern Woods in Aberdeen
Image caption The scene was cordoned off by police officers

A 21-year-old man has been charged following an alleged serious sexual assault at woods in Aberdeen.

Police were called to the Sheddocksley area of the city on Wednesday.

An area of Greenfern Woods was cordoned off as officers conducted inquiries there and at nearby Barvas Walk.

Police Scotland said the man was expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court later.

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