Police are asking for public help after an apparent attempt to start a fire in a parked car in Stornoway.

The red Vauxhall Agila was parked on a driveway on Springfield Road when, sometime between mid-February and Sunday (March 17th), someone attempted to start a fire within the vehicle.

There was some fire damage to the car which was later discovered by the owner.

Anyone who has seen anything suspicious which may be connected to the incident is asked to dial the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number NH 308/19.