A man in his 80s was taken to hospital after falling off a mobility scooter near a north-east harbour.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Fraserburgh’s Main Street at around 11am today.
The man had fallen beside an embankment at the harbour with the RNLI Fraserburgh team called to help with the incident.
The team was later stood down when it was discovered he did not fall into the water.
A police spokeswoman said: “A man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after the incident.
“The man had fallen from a scooter near an embankment and there was concerns it was near the water. He didn’t end up in the water.
“The injuries are not thought to be serious.”
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A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call to attend an incident at Fraserburgh Harbour.
“We dispatched two ambulances to the scene and transported one male patient in his 80s to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.”
A spokesman for HM Coastguard said: “We were asked by police to help provide assistance with the incident.
“There was concern for a man at Fraserburgh Harbour.”