Man held after alleged assault in Aberdeen city centre

A man has been detained following an alleged assault in Aberdeen city centre.

Police were called to Shiprow shortly after 12pm following reports of an incident outside Vue Cinema.

A 30-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

And officers have now confirmed a 33-year-old man has been detained in connection with the incident.

Inspector Chris Kerr said: “This has been a contained incident and we are not looking to trace anyone else in connection with our inquiries.

“Shiprow will be closed for the time being and we would like to thank members of the public for their co-operation while inquiries are carried out into the incident.

“If anyone who witnessed the incident or knows anything about it hasn’t yet spoken to officers I would ask that they call Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference 1309 of 12 September. ”

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 1207 hours today to attend an incident on Shiprow in Aberdeen.

“We dispatched a paramedic response unit and one ambulance to the scene.

“One male patient in his thirties was taken to the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

“We received a call at 1235 hours from Police Scotland to attend to a second patient at the same locale.

“We dispatched a paramedic response unit and one ambulance.

“One female patient in her thirties is currently being treated at the scene.”

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