A man is due to appear in court today in connection with two alleged robberies at Aberdeen bookmakers.
Police were called to Coral in Cornhill on Monday and to William Hill in Mastrick on Wednesday after cash was stolen.
The 36-year-old was due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today.
Detective Sergeant Mike Reynolds said: “I would like to thank those who have provided information and shared our earlier appeals.
“I would also like to thank both communities where these incidents took place for your patience while inquiries have been carried out.”
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Officers attended the branch of Coral at Cornhill Shopping Arcade on Foresterhill Road at 6.45pm on Monday after a small amount of cash was allegedly stolen from staff.
They were then called to William Hill on Summerhill Court at 11.10am on Wednesday.
Police carried out door-to-door inquiries and stepped up patrols in response to the incidents. They also provided William Hill with advice on how to make their cash-handling procedures more secure, and encouraged other companies to be conscious of security.
In both cases, two men were spotted at the scene and detectives are still urging anyone with information about the incidents to get in touch.
“These inquiries are ongoing – anyone with information can still contact police on 101 quoting reference 1086 of October 17,” said Det Sgt Reynolds.