A man is due in court over the theft of electric bikes worth around £16,000
Eight bikes were taken from Cycle Highlands in Ballater, worth more than £16,000.
The 30-year-old man is due in Aberdeen Sheriff Court today in connection with the alleged theft.
Detective Constable Emma Wright, who led the investigation, said: “I would once again like to thank those who provided information in connection with this inquiry and the local community for its support.
“Thefts in this particular area – and especially on this scale – are completely unheard of and extensive inquiries have been carried out.”