A man has admitted a string of thefts from shops in a north-east town.
Stewart Ritchie stole cosmetics, alcohol and a bracelet from stores in Peterhead between November 19 and December 6.
The 24-year-old targeted Semichem and H Samuels on Drummers Corner, Superdrug on Marischal Street and Morrisons supermarket.
Ritchie also behaved in a threatening and abusive manner by shouting and threatening Sergejs Makejevs on Back Street, Peterhead on December 6.
He appeared at Peterhead Sheriff Court yesterday and pled guilty to eight offences.
Ritchie, of no fixed abode, was released on bail and will return to court for sentencing in January.