An Aberdeen supermarket has reopened and a cordon lifted after a suspicious package was found to be safe.
Police were called to the Sainbury’s store on Garthdee Road, Garthdee, after receiving a report of a suspicious package in the shop.
Firefighters were also at the scene.
Police took pictures of the package and sent them to the Bomb Squad, which is based in Edinburgh.
The package was found to be safe.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Officers were called to Sainsbury’s in Garthdee at around 9am today after receiving reports of a suspicious package.
“The supermarket has been evacuated.”
Police had cordoned off part of Garthdee Road and then reduced the cordon to cover the supermarket car park.
The spokeswoman added: “The cordon was lifted and the supermarket was reopened shortly after 11am after the item was found to be safe.
“We would like to thank members of the public for their patience while police dealt with this incident.”