Police are investigating an attempted theft in Aberdeen today.
The incident occurred at around 7am at a set of communal sheds in the Glenbervie Road area of Torry.
Officers are keen to trace a male seen in the vicinity at the time of the incident, who may have information that could assist the enquiry.
He is described as 30 years old, approximately 5ft 8in in height, of average build, pale complexion and wearing a dark baseball cap and dark bomber type jacket.
Investigating officer PC Julie Naismith, of the Torry Community Policing Team, said: “I would urge anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if they wish to remain anonymous.”
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