Two more men in court on attempted murder charge after alleged Aberdeen ram raid

The alleged ram raid happened in the Murcar Industrial Estate

Two more men have appeared in court charged with attempted murder in connection with an alleged attack on police and a break-in at a building depot.

The court appearance follows incidents in the Peterhead, Bridge of Don and Dyce areas on Thursday.

It is alleged a vehicle was stolen from the Charlotte Street area of Peterhead before being used to smash into Gap UK on Denmore Road in the Murcar Industrial Estate.

Police then allegedly came under attack in Dyce’s Glenhome Gardens, where the vehicle was later found.

Dale Mackintosh, 28, and Martin Youngson, 29, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today charged with attempted murder.

Mackintosh also faced three charges of theft by housebreaking, one of attempted housebreaking with intent to steal, one of theft and one of vandalism.

Youngson also faced charges of driving while disqualified, driving without insurance, and dangerous driving.

He was also charged with attempted housebreaking with intent to steal, theft, and three counts of theft by housebreaking.

Additionally Youngson faced two charges of vandalism, and two of threatening or abusive behaviour.

The men, whose general addresses were both given as Aberdeen, made no plea.

Their cases were committed for further investigation and the were remanded in custody.

They were expected to appear again within the next week.

It comes after Jordan Buchan, 18, appeared in court on Monday charged in connection over the incidents.

Buchan, whose general address was given as Aberdeen, faced an attempted murder charge, three theft by housebreaking charges and one for attempted housebreaking with intent to steal. He also faced two charges of drug possession, two counts of vandalism and one of theft.

Buchan made no plea during the hearing and the case was committed for further examination. He was released on bail.

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