Police have arrested a man following an “attempted armed robbery” at a local bookmakers.
Officers were initially called to the LoganBet ship on Brechin’s Clerk Street on Friday at about 3pm.
A man is alleged to have presented a knife to workers before fleeing the shop.
Police had initially appealed for information to trace a man wearing a Rangers FC scarf.
Today, officers confirmed a 47-year-old male has been arrested.
A spokesman for the force said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 47-year-old man was arrested in connection with an attempted robbery in Brechin which occurred on Friday February 16.
“Inquiries are ongoing.”