A 45-year-old man has been charged with road traffic offences in
connection with an incident where north-east school pupils were struck by a vehicle.
The incident happened near a north-east school, at lunchtime yesterday.
It is understood three children were involved and had been struck by a vehicle on Newlands Road in Mintlaw.
The pupils suffered minor injuries and were checked over by emergency services staff after returning to school yesterday.
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Police Scotland has confirmed a man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident in the Buchan village.
A police spokeswoman said: “A 45-year-old man has been arrested and charged with road traffic offences.”
The man is due to appear in court at a later date.