The 92-year-old victim, who has asked not to be named, told the Evening Express she does not hold any ill will towards thief Sarah Bigland – and still counts her as a friend.
An appeal has been launched after tools were stolen from a van in the north-east.
A van has been stolen from an Aberdeen petrol station.
Police are investigating after cash was stolen from an Aberdeen salon.
A man has been charged in connection with a housebreaking in the north-east.
An appeal has been launched after used car batteries were stolen from a recycling centre in the north-east.
Staff at a north-east castle have reported donations left by members of the public stolen.
A prison officer accidentally left a cell door open at a north-east super jail – only for a criminal’s belongings to go missing.
Police have launched a probe after a house was broken into in the north-east.
An Aberdeen cleaner has been fined £1,000 after she stole diamond rings and other jewellery from a property she was working at and “forgot” to give them back.
A teenager has been charged in connection with vehicle thefts in Aberdeen.
The court heard Peter Smart originally claimed the knife was for cutting his toenails then changed his story.
People in Aberdeen are being reminded to lock up after a number of sneak-in thefts.
An Aberdeen man has appeared in court after more than £100,000 of jewellery was stolen from a north-east property.
Police are investigating a theft from a north-east farm.
A north-east family has issued an emotional appeal after jewellery "collected throughout a lifetime" was stolen from their home.
In total it is believed the group used four vehicles in the theft of the cash machine from the ScotMid store in Torphins in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Police have warned homeowners to be vigilant after “opportunistic thieves” targeted homes in Aberdeen.
The mystery of a missing piggy bank has been solved thanks to an eagle-eyed woman.
An appeal has been launched after a car was stolen in Aberdeen over the weekend.
An appeal has been launched after an Aberdeen home was broken into and cash stolen.
The owners of a family-run whisky shop have been left reeling by the second break-in this month.
Police in the north-east have launched an appeal thieves broke into two vehicles and stole items.
A man has been charged with 13 offences after a number of thefts and attempted thefts.
A north-east woman has been hurt after a robbery in which a man stole more than £1,000, in what police believe may have been targeted attack.
Jewellery and cash worth more than £2,000 has been stolen from a property in Aberdeen.
A woman has been arrested after a handbag was allegedly stolen from an elderly woman in the north-east.
Officers are appealing for information from the public following the theft of a quad bike.
A man has been jailed after stealing £1,000 of jackets from a north-east shop.
A woman was “pursued” and apprehended by a police officer after stealing homebakes from a shop.