Two men are to appear in court this afternoon (Monday 29 June) after separate incidents of violence in the early hours of Saturday (27 June).

Police were called to an address in Bragar at 3am on Saturday where a disturbance had been reported. Following further enquiries a 49-year-old man was arrested and charged with threatening and abusive behaviour and is in custody in Stornoway.

At 4.55am on Saturday police were called to an address in Stornoway, where another 49-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault. He was also brought into custody in Stornoway.

Both men are to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court from Stornoway by video-link later today.


Drivers found breaking law

A driver has had his vehicle removed from him by police after being stopped on Macaulay Road in Stornoway on Friday night.

The car was stopped at 10pm on Friday and the 48-year-old man was found to be driving without insurance and outwith the conditions of his licence.

His car was seized and he is to be reported to the Procurator Fiscal, with a court appearance due at a later date.

In a separate incident, police stopped a car on the A859 south of Leurbost on Friday at 5.20pm and found that he was driving outwith his licence conditions.

The 38-year-old man was reported to the Procurator Fiscal and is to appear in court at a date yet to be fixed.