Three people have gone on trial accused of carrying out an armed robbery at a hardware store.
Sean Craig, 29, Stephanie Heron, 27, and Ian Low or Cowie, 31, are on trial in Aberdeen in connection with an incident at Screwfix on Girdleness Road, Torry.
It is alleged the trio stole £9,505.01 from the store, assaulting two employees, hitting one with a baton and threatening to stab the other, forcing him open the safe.
The alleged incident is said to have taken place on February 20.
On the first day of the trial, evidence was given by Nathan Shaw who was the duty manager at the store on the night.
Fiscal depute Colin Neilson took him through various images of the store to set the scene.
His evidence was to continue today.
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It is alleged the three accused had their faces masked in an attempt to conceal their identities.
It is further alleged, while acting together, they shouted at a worker in the store to get on the ground, grabbed and pushed him down and struck him with a baton.
They are also accused of running towards another employee, Mr Shaw, brandishing a baton, grabbing his clothing and dragging him.
It is further alleged they threatened to stab him, forced him to open a door and a safe and place money into a bag.
The three are also accused of possession of a baton and a knife.
Craig and Heron, both of Auldearn Place, Aberdeen, and Cowie, of Balnagask Road, Aberdeen, deny the charges against them.
Yesterday the trial began before Sheriff William Summers and a jury of nine men and six women.
The trial continues.