NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Man charged following series of Aberdeen housebreakings

A 38-year-old man has been charged following a series of housebreakings in Aberdeen.

Jewellery, electronics, cash and other items, worth a five-figure sum, were stolen from a property in Countesswells Road between 23 and 25 June.

The charges also relate to other housebreakings in Aberdeen's Forrest Avenue on 28 June and Great Western Road on 29 June.

The man was expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

Inquires into the theft of valuables, including World War Two medals in the Seafield area of Aberdeen, between 21 and 22 June, are still ongoing.