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Boy airlifted to ARI after Portknockie Harbour incident




A YOUNG boy has been airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after an incident at Portknockie Harbour.

Police are investigating an incident at Portknockie Harbour which left a 12-year-old boy seriously injured.
Police are investigating an incident at Portknockie Harbour which left a 12-year-old boy seriously injured.

Police are investigating a collision which occurred on one of the piers at the harbour on Monday, August 26.

A 12-year-old boy, who had been in the harbour area with friends, sustained serious injury and was conveyed to ARI by helicopter for treatment.

Sergeant Scott Deans of the Road Policing Department said: “Our enquiries into this incident continue, we have spoken to several witnesses already but would still like to hear from anyone who witnessed the alleged collision or who saw the maroon coloured Ford motorcar around that time.”

Anyone with any information who has not yet come forward, should contact police by calling 101 and quote incident number 3673 of 26 August."

The harbour is a popular destination for local children, with the paddling pool and jumping off the harbour walls or piers major attractions.



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