A north-east road has been shut due to a police incident.
The B993 and the A980 at Torphins has been closed since 4.40am while officers are on scene.
The B993 North out of Torphins and the A980 East out of Torphins is currently closed. This is due to an on going Police incident. Diversions are in place.
— NorthEastPolice (@NorthEPolice) February 28, 2019
The road remains closed as police carry out their investigations.
Aberdeenshire Council are assisting police with the incident, helping close the roads.
They have urged drivers to find an alternative route.
A'Shire Winter OPs 28/02/19: Aberdeenshire council are assisting police in closing roads at Torphins A980 Westbound and B993 Southbound. Please use alternative routes pic.twitter.com/5nHeOqPPdK
— Aberdeenshire Roads (@AbshireRoads) February 28, 2019