Trio charged following assault and vandalism spree over Easter

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Easter vandalism: Police have charged three teenagers after a series of incidents on April 1.

Three teenagers face assault and vandalism charges following incidents in the early hours of Easter Monday.

Police Scotland confirmed that three males, two aged 16 and one 19, have been arrested in connection with the damage to a number of vehicles in the Northfield and Mastrick areas of Aberdeen.

The 16-year-old old has also been charged in connection with an alleged assault which occurred shortly afterwards.

The assault, which took place in Birkhall Parade during the early hours of Monday, April 1, left a 37-year-old mn with a serious hand injury.

Constable Norman McGlashan from the Alcohol and Violence Reduction Unit, who is dealing with the incident said: "I would like to thank the public for their awareness and their assistance in this matter.

"Police rely on the vigilance of the public and the essential information they provide is often vital to our enquiries.

Constable McGlashan said enquiries into the matter were continuing, added: "If anyone saw anything or if they have any information about this incident, we would like to hear from them.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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