Enquiries are on-going into a recent spate of thefts in the Fordoun and Auchenblae area, cars and garages being broken in to.
Police confirmed that they had received complaints in the Auchenblae and Fordoun area with the the suspected thefts happening between July 26 and July 30.
Two vans were reportely broken into in Auchenblae on July 29 with electrical items with a five figure value.
Electrical items worth a three figure value were also stolen from a garage in Fordoun between July 26 and July 30
A Spokesperson for Police Scotland told the Leader: “We have received reports of thefts from two vehicles in the Fordoun area and from a garage in the Auchenblae area which happened during the last week and enquiries are on-going.
Anyone who may have information regarding these incidents is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.”