On Sunday 02 July 2017 between 4pm and 5pm, a fire was discovered at the scout huts at the Scout Camp, just outside Daviot. Investigations to date suggest the fire was deliberate.
The fire was extensive and destroyed one of the scout huts. The cost of the damage is estimated to be between £800 - £900.
Constables Megan MacDonald and Liam Cousins from the Formartine Community Policing Team are investigating, and would encourage anyone with information to contact the Police on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if they wish to remain anonymous".
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Police Scotland's North East Division covers rural and urban areas in Moray, Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. The division has five territorial command areas which have their own dedicated Area Commander, who is responsible for the daily policing function. Each command area is served by a number of community policing teams whose activities are built around the needs of the local community. These teams respond to local calls and look for long term solutions to key issues. They are assisted by the division's Crime Reduction Unit who deliver against Force and local priorities in a number of areas, including physical and social crime prevention, supporting and enhancing community engagement and creating and sustaining strong and effective partnership working.