An Aberdeen man has appeared in court charged with making or possessing an explosive

Richard Smith, 26, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court in connection with the matter.

It comes after chemicals were seized at a property in Aberdeen.

A cordon was put in place around a property on King Street and residents evacuated following their discovery on Saturday.

Scottish Fire and Rescue and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were working to safely remove the chemicals.

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Source: Evening Express