POLICE are appealing for information following an attempted break-in near Buckie.
A unit within Cunningholes Industrial Estate, Rathven, was targeted overnight in the early hours of Thursday.
Although nothing was taken, attempts were made to gain access to the site.
Constable Joe Jacques, who is leading enquiries, said: "I would appeal, in particular, to anyone who might have information about two men in dark clothing seen in the vicinity at about 1.30 am.
"Crime of this nature is rare in the area, however this is the second time this particular unit has been targeted.
"Extensive enquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible, including reviewing CCTV."
Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting ref no 0572.
Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.