Police in Stornoway are seeking information as they investigate damage to a number of prawn creels, weights, ropes and bouys located offshore in the Minch.
The fishing equipment was located approximately four miles off the South Lochs area of Lewis; and the damage is suspected to have occurred between the evening of Monday, February 19th and morning of Tuesday, February 20th.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Stornoway Police Station by calling 101, reference NH590/18.
You can also report anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.