A large quantity of prescribed medication was misplaced in Stornoway overnight.

Police Scotland officers are trying to locate the medicine, which they say was misplaced between 10am on Friday 29 March and 7am today (Saturday 30 March.)

The medication was all contained in a white coloured Boots prescription bag.

It was last seen by the owner in his silver coloured VW vehicle.  Police say the medication can be harmful if taken by any person not prescribed.

Any person who has knowledge of the medication is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 1940 30th March 2019 or speak with any police officer.