Police Scotland is appealing for information following the theft of two Husky-drawn sleds from the Netherley area, near Stonehaven.
The sleds stolen are “specialised and identifiable” according to Police Scotland, who added that they believe that the thefts took place over the weekend in the middle of January.
The equipment stolen has also been valued at a “low four figure sum”
A Police Scotland Spokesperson said: “The theft is believed to have occurred between 3:00pm on Friday 15 January and Saturday 16 January.
“The two sleds are around 6’ in length and have a total value of a low four figure sum.
“One is described as having a pale wood timber basket seating area and white plastic handlebars and runners, while the other is silver in colour and has been fitted with three wheels.”
Police Scotland are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen something on the dates of January 15-16.
PC Islay Anderson, who is investigating the theft, said: “These are specialised and identifiable pieces of sporting equipment, which were stolen from a domestic property in the Netherley Road area. We are keen to speak with anyone who may have been in the area and saw suspicious activity between Friday and Saturday.”
PC Islay Anderson added: “Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.”