Police are appealing for witnesses after three bikes were taken from a north-east property.
The mountain bikes were reported stolen from a shed on Prospect Terrace in Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire.
It is understood to have happened between midday on Friday, May 15 and noon on Monday.
The stolen bikes are described as:
• Grey Giant Talon adult’s mountain bike with green pedals.
• Grey/pink Scott Contessa 740 adult’s mountain bike with pink pedals.
• Grey/lime green specialized Riprock child’s mountain bike with green pedals.
Sergeant Malcy Smith, of the Marr Community Policing Team, said: “This is an unusual incident to have occurred in Lumphanan and I would appeal to anyone with any information that may help our inquiries, to contact us.
“I appeal to residents across the north-east to keep a look out for any suspicious activity and ensure that their homes, sheds, garages and property are secured properly.”
Those with information are encouraged to contact police by calling 101.