A man who bought a mountain bike that was stolen from a garden shed has been fined £300.
The bicycle was taken from a property on Waulkmill Road, Aberdeen, on May 2 last year.
Euan Munro, 19, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and pled guilty to resetting a mountain bike the same having been dishonestly appropriated by theft by opening a lockfast place.
Depute fiscal Lynne McVicar said the bike was found at his house.
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She said: “The mountain bike was stolen from the owner’s garden shed. A search warrant was executed at the accused’s home address and the bike was discovered.”
Defence agent Liam Maitland said it was “unfortunate” that it happened because Munro, of Cruden Crescent, Aberdeen, had just served a community payback order and a restriction of liberty order.