A 24-year old man is to appear in court tomorrow (Monday November 17th) after being arrested in Stornoway town centre last night.

The man was acting in a threatening and abusive manner, aggravated by homophobic behaviour, on Point Street at 11pm on Saturday.

He was detained by police and is in custody for an appearance at Stornoway Sheriff Court tomorrow morning.

Two other men have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal for threatening and abusive behaviour in separate incidents over the weekend.

At 8.20pm on Friday a 39-year-old man was arrested on Lewis Street. He was released when sober and is to be reported.

And a man was arrested on Bank Street at 1.15am this morning (Sunday).

The 23-year-old was charged with threatening and abusive behaviour and released when sober – he is also to be reported.