Police are seeking witnesses following thefts from properties in the Ellon area.
Blench Drive, Castle Meadow and the Pennan Road area of the town were targeted between midnight and 5am on Thursday, February 9.
Thieves gained or attempted to gain entry to several properties, along with a garage and unlocked cars.
Police say a number of personal items were stolen.
PC Charley Keith said: “We are appealing to the public to ensure their home security is a priority at all times.
“Please close and lock all doors and windows of your homes, garages, outbuildings and vehicles and use additional security measures where you can.
“Anyone who has concerns regarding suspicious activity in their neighbourhood is encouraged to contact police as soon as possible on 101.”