FIVE yachts have been targeted during a series of break-ins at Lossiemouth harbour.
Police are investigating after the boats were hit some time between last Wednesday (January 16) and Friday.
As a result of the incident, according to investigating officer Constable Brian Dick, five yachts were broken-into and a torch was stolen.
Constable Dick said: "This has caused distress to the owners of the yachts who all take pride in their upkeep.
"This is an unusual crime and I would appeal to anyone with information, or has knowledge of who is responsible for this crime, to come forward."
Anyone with information is asked to phone Grampian Police on 0845 600 5700, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if wishing to remain anonymous.