A man who stole £19,000 worth of jewellery from his mother has been spared a prison sentence after a court heard that she forgave him for the theft.
Police have returned to a remote Scottish island to try and find the thief who carried out an audacious theft of a historic 7ft sword.
A brazen thief who stole a £9,000 worth of goods - including war medals - was caught after he left his DNA on a can of beer he swiped.
A man turned to crime to feed his gambling addiction, a court heard yesterday.
Police have released footage of a thief distracting a customer in a coffee shop with a piece of paper before subtly making off with their phone.
A thief who cut his hand as he broke into a country cottage and stole thousands of pounds was caught after a trail of blood he left behind linked him to the scene.
A brazen thief repeatedly drove a dump truck into a Scottish supermarket in an incredible botched ATM raid.
Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was mugged in broad-daylight and thrown to the ground.
A 60-year-old grandfather has told of the terrifying moment he clung to the side of his work van as he tried to stop a crazed thief from stealing it.
A flat-capped crook swiped two children's charity tins in 10 minutes in a "diabolical" Sunday night crime spree.
Staff at north-east businesses have recalled coming face-to-face with an "astonishing" distraction thief who has struck five times in the last fortnight.
A cruel thief snatched toys from a sick toddler - just days before his return to hospital in England for the latest in a gruelling series of treatments.
A man who was caught stealing marker pens from a city supermarket has been jailed - after he pulled a knife from his pocket when being quizzed by staff.
A callous thief who preyed on a trio of pensioners and stole their jewellery has been spared a jail sentence.
A thief was branded the lowest of the low yesterday after he admitted stealing hundreds of pounds from his own mum just days before Christmas.
Aberdeen police have issued CCTV footage of the moment a would-be thief tried to raid a city store armed with a knife.
A drug addict who stole thousands of pounds worth of jewellery from his disabled grandmother to pay off mounting debts has avoided jail after she told a court she forgave him.