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Police uniform stripper charged
Stuart Kennedy dressed in police uniform
Mr Kennedy has been reported to the procurator fiscal
A male stripogram has been charged with wearing a police uniform and equipment in the street.

The incident involving Stuart Kennedy, 24, happened in Aberdeen's Bon Accord Street at about 2130 BST on Saturday, 17 March.

Two police officers saw him and decided to take action.

Mr Kennedy told the BBC Scotland news website: "I was totally surprised. I do not believe this is in the public interest."

'Quite friendly'

Mr Kennedy, who is a genetics student at Aberdeen University, said: "I said I was not a police officer, I said I am a stripper.

"They followed me into the bar, watched the show, then asked me to go back to the station.

Stuart Kennedy dressed in police uniform
The student uses his act to supplement his income

"It was all quite friendly. When I went back later they said they were going to charge me.

"I have spoken to two solicitors and they do not know if it will go to court."

A spokesman for the Grampian force said the charges were in connection with wearing a police uniform and equipment in a public place.

A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

A Grampian Police spokesman added: "As this is a live inquiry we can make no further comment on this incident."


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