Emergency service teams were called upon to search for a missing person last night (Tuesday November 27th) – the second such search in less than a week.

A 28-year-old man was reported missing in the Stornoway area late in the evening, with Western Isles Police calling at 11.50pm for support from Coastguard Rescue Teams, Hebrides Mountain Rescue and other emergency service colleagues in the search.

Only Stornoway CRT had reached the scene by the time the man was located, safe and well, just 30 minutes later. All the teams were then stood down

Overnight on Friday November 23rda similar search call went out, CRT teams from Stornoway, Ness, Bragar and South Lochs participating in the search for a missing man in Stornoway. He was also located, safe and well, within 40 minutes.