A busy commuter route has been closed due to a suspected gas leak.
Police are directing traffic away from the Milltimber Brae area after receiving several reports from members of the public.
Milltimber Brea, South Deeside Road, Nertherley Road and Ardoe are all currently closed, with drivers advised to find an alternative route.
Police Scotland were called to the area at 7.10pm and say a gas leak team are on route the area.
A crew from The Scottish Fire and Rescue service is also in attendance.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We had several reports of a gas leak at around the same time, so officers are currently on the scene and limiting access to the area as a matter of public safety.
“The area is not heavily populated and no one has been evacuated at this stage.
“The suspected leak is not thought ot be coming from a premises, but site in question is close to the AWPR works.
“Drivers are asked to avoid the area.”