Teenage boy charged over knife incident outside supermarket

Police were alerted to the disturbance in Aberdeen at around 3.30am on Saturday.

Investigation: A teenager was arrested and charged. Police Scotland
Investigation: A teenager was arrested and charged.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged following reports of a person brandishing a knife outside a supermarket in Aberdeen.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident on Garthdee Road at around 3.30am on Saturday.

The teenager was later detained following a search around the River Dee and Duthie Park areas.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “A 16-year-old male youth has been arrested and charged in connection with a disturbance outside a supermarket in Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, to which the police were called around 3.30am this morning.

“A report will be submitted to the relevant authority.”

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