Detectives are appealing for information after a car was stolen from outside a house in Portlethen overnight.
Officers were called to Auchlee Gardens on Monday at 10am after a silver Volkswagen Passat was stolen.
The car has the registration number SC13 HNK and was stolen from the driveway between 11pm on Sunday evening and 6am on Monday morning.
Police have also received a further two reports from residents in Auchlee Gardens that their vehicles have been entered and someone has looked through items within the car. The force said they believe that “these incidents are all linked”.
Detective Constable Karen Maxwell is appealing to anyone with information that may assist her inquiries into these incidents to phone police through 101 quoting reference number 0917 of 23rd September.
Officers have issued a reminder to people to make sure that they lock both their car and their garage, and keep any valuables out of sight.