A man who was reportedly a supply teacher at The Nicolson Institute in Stornoway is to appear in court next month (October) charged with sexual offences.

Police Scotland today (Wednesday September 18 th ) confirmed that a 60-year-old man has been charged with sexual offences and is due to appear at Stornoway Sheriff Court in October 2019.

He had been working as a supply teacher at an un-named Lewis school, widely reported to be the Nicolson Institute.

A spokesman for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar said that they were aware of the charges and had taken appropriate steps.