Man in court over Aberdeen beach rape

A MAN is expected to appear in court today in connection with an alleged rape near Aberdeen beach.

Picture: Police Scotland

Detectives launched a major investigation yesterday after a 24 year-old woman was the victim of a serious sexual assault on Monday night in the Seaton area of the city, close to the Beach Esplanade.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said today: “Police Scotland can confirm that following extensive enquiries, a 22 year-old man has been charged in connection with a sexual assault that happened in the Seaton area of Aberdeen on Monday, 3 February.

“The man is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today. “