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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

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British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

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Police are appealing for information after a boy was knocked down in Edinburgh

Dog owners urged to play their part to stop attacks on sheep during lambing

Dog owners are being asked to act responsibly when exercising their animals in the countryside and always be mindful that there may be grazing livestock nearby.

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Drink drive warning by police

Drink drive warning by police

Police in the North-east have issued a warning after a number of people were charged in connection with alleged drink driving offences at the weekend.

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Scotlands animal welfare charity is looking for members of the public who may have been a victim of unscrupulous puppy dealers in North-East

Scottish SPCA appeal for potential puppy farm victims

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information following an investigation into a suspected puppy farm.
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Left to right -  Councillor Wendy Agnew, PC Marc Camus, PC Richard Lafferty and Inspector Sheila McDerment

PC Marc out and about to tackle crime

Police in Kincardine and Mearns are strengthening their team with the creation of a new community role.

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Police are urging residents to be aware of the warning signs that such activity may be happening in their neighbourhood and report any concerns.

Police target 'cuckooing' drug dealers in North East

Police in the North east have been cracking down on 'cuckooing' drug dealers who target members of the community by taking over their homes to store or deal drugs.

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Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates

Incidents down and detection rates up as officers continue to tackle crime in the NE

Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates in tackling the crimes that affect our communities most, in particular acquisitive crime and overall violent crime, which includes serious and common assault.
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Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Class A drugs with a ‘street’ value of around £6,000 have been seized in the Banchory area during an intelligence-led operation.

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Man charged after A90 pursuit

Man charged after A90 pursuit

A 29 year old man has been charged in relation to alleged road traffic and drug offences following a vehicle pursuit on the A90 in the Newtonhill area at around 3pm yesterday, Tuesday, 14 November.

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Yvonne Hill maybe travelling in the Aberdeenshire area.

Appeal to trace missing person

Officers in the Highlands are appealing to the public for assistance to help trace Yvonne Hill, 31, who has been reported missing from the Fort William area.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Seven men and four women have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in their respective areas.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Missing Inverbervie man traced safe and well

Missing Inverbervie man traced safe and well

An Inverbervie man reported missing at the weekend has been traced safe and well.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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Search continues for Inverbervie man

Search continues for Inverbervie man

Police Scotland is continuing to carry out enquiries to trace missing person Duncan Adam - and is asking members of the public to make contact as soon as possible if they see the vehicle he is believed to be driving.

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Police appeal for missing Inverbervie man

Police appeal for missing Inverbervie man

Police have issued an appeal in an attempt to trace an Inverbervie man who was reported missing from his home at the weekend.

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Left: the defibrillator was damaged by vandals. Right: It has quickly been repaired by local volunteers.

Vandals target town’s defibrillator

A lifesaving piece of equipment that was gifted to the people of Stonehaven has been restored after being mindlessly vandalised over the weekend.

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Man for court following incident at medical practice, Stonehaven

Man for court following incident at medical practice, Stonehaven

A 21 year old man has been charged in relation to an alleged incident of intended theft at a medical practice in Stonehaven.

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