A man appeared in court in Stornoway yesterday (Wednesday November 20th) charged with assault and breach of the peace.

The 28-year-old was arrested in Harris at 2.50am on Tuesday 19th and was two counts of police assault and two of breach of the peace.

He was kept in custody until yesterday’s court appearance, following which he was released on bail.

Mobile phone charge

A driver was cautioned and charged on Tuesday after being seen using a hand-held mobile phone while driving.

The 42-year-old man was seen by police at 2.30pm on Perceval Road and is to be reported to the Procurator Fiscal for the offence.