Man due in court over ATM incidents

A man has been charged in connection with a series of incidents involving cash machines in Aberdeenshire.

The 30-year-old man, from the Liverpool area, has been charged in connection with attempted thefts of ATMs in Inverurie, Stonehaven and Ellon, and the theft of two cars.

He has also been charged in connection with a high-value theft from the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre and another at Murcar Golf Club.

Police said the man is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday.