Three people were due to appear in court today in connection with an alleged incident in which a police officer was injured.
Two men, aged 22 and 23, and a 21-year-old woman have been charged after a vehicle failed to stop for police in Blackburn on Sunday.
The 22-year-old man and the woman have also been charged in connection with alleged drug offences.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “The three individuals are expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.”
It was to be the first court call for the case.
The alleged incident is understood to have involved a black Ford Fiesta.
Police said the incident concluded in the Fintray Road area of Blackburn shortly before 4am on Sunday.
A police officer was injured during the incident and was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary to be treated. His injuries are not thought to be serious.
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Fintray Road was closed for several hours while police carried out inquiries. Motorists were diverted via Bishop Forbes Crescent until the road closure was lifted.
A police statement said: “Inquiries are ongoing and anyone who thinks they can assist should contact police on 101.”
Residents in the area said they were woken by sirens in the early hours. A man, who did not want to be named, said: “I woke up when I heard all the noise at about 4am. It is very unusual.”
A woman in a neighbouring house added: “We heard about it when we woke up.”