Grampian Police are investigating a fire, which occurred about 6pm on Sunday May 28 at a yard on Denmark Street, Fraserburgh.
During the incident a small boat was set on fire, causing a low five figure sum of damage.
Constable Ewan Simpson said: “At the time this incident occurred the street was busy with people. I would urge anyone who had seen people acting suspiciously to contact the police.”
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Grampian Police on 0845 600 5 700 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.