Police charge man with defecating in communal garden

A 45-year-old is expected to appear in court over the incident in Aberdeen.

A man has been charged with defecating in a communal garden in Aberdeen.

The incident happened around 11.30am on Sunday, May 17 in the University Road/College Bounds area of the city.

Police at the time said the act took place in front of a five-year-old girl after she’d been spoken to by a man.

On Monday, they said a 45-year-old man had now been charged in connection with the incident.

He is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court at a later date.

Detective Sergeant Lesley Clark said: “There has been a significant public response to this incident and I would like to thank everybody who assisted with our enquiries.”