Police were today continuing their investigation into a robbery at a city newsagents.
The incident happened at McColl’s on Gardner Drive in Kincorth at about 10pm on Monday.
Police have not revealed any information about what was stolen.
Councillor Alex Nicoll, who represents Kincorth, said: “I am very disappointed to hear that something like this has happened because the crime rate is low here.
“My main concern is the welfare of the staff because we’re living in very difficult times and I’m sure the last thing they need is to have somebody coming to the shop and traumatising them to steal something.
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“If anybody has any information I would urge them to contact the police or Crimestoppers.”
The suspect, described as white and in his late teens or early 20s, was wearing a dark hoodie and blue jeans and had a scarf covering his face. He is also said to have spoken with a local accent.
Detective Sergeant Jill Anderson of the north-east CID said: “We are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at the time.
“If you have any information about the robbery then please contact North East CID at Queen Street Police Station, Aberdeen, via 101.
“Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.”