A man has been charged in connection with a robbery at a shop in Ellon.
Police launched an appeal following reports a man carrying a weapon entered McColl’s on Provost Davidson Drive and demanded cash.
The alleged incident happened at about 9.50pm on Thursday February 17 when staff were preparing to close up.
A 46-year-old man has now been charged and is expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today.
Detective Inspector Martyn Thomson said: “Thankfully incidents like this remain extremely rare in the north-east and I’d like to thank the public for their assistance with this investigation.”