Police Scotland is appealing for information following the theft of two mountain bikes from a commercial premises in Banchory.
The thefts are believed to have happened between 1pm and 2pm on Tuesday February 2 in the Arbeadie Terrace area.
As a result, two mountain bikes were stolen, with an estimated total value of a high four figure sum.
The first Cube Stero bike is described as having a black and blue frame, with white writing.
It has stickers on each of the tyres and is fitted with a distinctive set of rotor disc brakes and a garment mount.
The second Cube Stero bike is described as being green, with a sticker of Kermit on the frame, saying “Monday Muppets”.
PC Russell Masson, who is investigating the thefts, said: “These distinctive bikes were stolen during the afternoon and we are appealing for anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area to come forward.
“If you have information, or have been offered bikes for sale, you can contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.”