A thief has been given unpaid work after breaking into a flat and a car and stealing electronics and cash.
Terence Middleton, 42, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court for sentencing.
He previously pled guilty to breaking into a flat on Seaton Place, Aberdeen, on November 19 and stealing electronic equipment.
Middleton further admitted forcing open a vehicle at Greig Court on January 23 and stealing money.
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Defence agent Laura Gracie said sentence had previously been deferred for a drug treatment and testing order assessment, but said the report indicated her client was not suitable for the “intensity” of an order.
Sheriff Morag McLaughlin imposed a community payback order on Middleton, a prisoner of HMP Grampian, ordering him to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work. She imposed a 24-month supervision order.