A man has appeared in court in connection with an alleged assault and attempted robbery at an Aberdeen shop.
Jamie Howell appeared on petition at Aberdeen Sheriff Court yesterday in relation to the alleged incident at McColl’s on Hayton Road on Saturday October 6.
The 34-year-old, of no fixed address, faced two charges – one of assault with intent to rob, and one of possession of an article with a blade or point in a public space.
A spokesman for the Crown said Howell made no plea during the court hearing.
The case was committed for further examination.
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He was remanded in custody pending the next calling of the case, which was expected to be within the next week.
Police had launched a major investigation and appeal for information after the alleged incident at the shop earlier this month.