A man has appeared in court facing a charge of attempted murder after an alleged incident in a north-east town which left another man seriously injured.
Aaron Dines, known as Morrison, appeared in private at Peterhead Sheriff Court in connection with an incident on Fraserburgh’s Buchan Road.
A 30-year-old man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after he was allegedly assaulted on Fraserburgh’s Buchan Road last Thursday.
Police were called to the scene outside the Co-op store at around 10.50pm.
The man sustained serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.
Morrison, 39, of Fraserburgh, is charged with assault to severe injury, danger of life and attempted murder.
He is also facing charges of having a blade in a public place and of obstructing police. During the hearing he made no plea.
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The case against him was continued for further examination and he was remanded in custody.
It is expected he will appear in court again in the next eight days.
The area surrounding the store was sealed off by police after the alleged incident and the cordon remained in place throughout Friday while officers examined the scene.
Police were called out and were assisted by ambulance staff and the man was treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital.
It was understood the Co-op was assisting police with inquiries and checked CCTV to see if the incident was recorded.