A north-east road has been shut while a police investigation is carried out.
The B993 and the A980 at Torphins has been closed since 4.40am while officers are on scene.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “The road is currently closed due to an incident.
“Officers are investigating a possible break-in.”
Diversions have been put in place.
The B993 North out of Torphins and the A980 East out of Torphins is currently closed. This is due to an on going Police incident. Diversions are in place.
— NorthEastPolice (@NorthEPolice) February 28, 2019
Aberdeenshire Council is also assisting with the incident, to help police shut the road, and urged anyone travelling in this area to use an alternative route.
A'Shire Winter OPs 28/02/19: Aberdeenshire council are assisting police in closing roads at Torphins A980 Westbound and B993 Southbound. Please use alternative routes pic.twitter.com/5nHeOqPPdK
— Aberdeenshire Roads (@AbshireRoads) February 28, 2019