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Teenager hurt in stabbing attack

Police car at the scene
Police are investigating the incident in Aberdeen

A teenage boy has suffered "serious" injuries after an apparent stabbing in Aberdeen.

Grampian Police told BBC Scotland a serious assault happened at a play area in the city's Persley Crescent at about 1530 GMT.

The boy was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment after the incident.

A police spokeswoman said inquiries were at an early stage and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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