Shoppers are reportedly stealing expensive avocados by passing them off as carrots at self-service tills.
A shoplifter has admitted breaking an order banning her from Aberdeen city centre stores – and stealing goods.
A serial shoplifter has been jailed after he admitted a string of offences in stores around the North-east.
Six people, including a 13-year-old girl, have been charged after a crackdown on shoplifters in the North-east.
An operation to tackle shoplifting in a North-east town in run up to Christmas has been launched.
Police are stepping up patrols in Aberdeen city centre following a rise in the number of shoplifting offences.
Police in Aberdeen are to focus on tackling retail crime within the city centre over the coming weeks.
Shoplifting on one of Aberdeen's busiest streets has increased by almost 100 incidents since 2010.
SIXTEEN people have been arrested and charged after a crackdown on shoplifting in Aberdeen.