Kitchen supplies and food have been stolen from a number of takeaway vans in Aberdeen.
The incidents involving several vans in the Whitemyers Avenue area of the city have happened over the past week after starting on Wednesday October 16.
The vans’ owners have reported items including chocolate, soft drink cans and kitchen supplies being stolen – resulting in what police have described as having a huge financial impact on the businesses.
Night shift workers and delivery drivers are being asked to report anything suspicious.
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Detective Sergeant Scott McKay said: “Officers have been carrying out inquires in the area in an effort to gather more information and dedicated patrols have been set up by local Mastrick Inspector Mark Stephen.
“I am appealing to anyone with information, especially night shift workers or delivery driver in the Whitemyers Industrial Estate during the hours of darkness to report anyone who may have seemed suspicious by contacting Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 0505 of October 22.
“Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”