Two people have been arrested after an alleged attempted robbery at an Aberdeen post office today.
Officers were called to Sclattie Park Post Office at 12.55pm.
Police today appealed for two witnesses, who had been in the area at the time of the incident, to come forward.
Detective Inspector Stewart Drummond said: “This was a horrific incident and I’d like to thank the members of staff at the Post Office and the public for their assistance so far.
“Two men were in the area of the shops at the time and would have been aware of the incident unfolding.
“I am urging these two witnesses to come forward to speak to us as they may have vital information that could assist with our investigation.
“Our inquiries are continuing and I would urge anyone who was in the Sclattie Park or Fairies Knowe area of Bucksburn prior to or after the incident and saw anything suspicious to come forward.
“In particular I’m keen to hear from anyone who saw two men running away from the area of Sclattie Park to speak to us.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 1622 of 18 July. If you’d like to remain anonymous, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”