Police in Stornoway are appealing for information following a serious assault that happened in the Kenneth Street area at around 2:30am on Sunday.

The assault happened outside the An Lanntair art centre, when a 23-year-old man was assaulted by three men. One of the men was wearing a blue top.

The victim suffered cuts to his face and was taken to Western Isles hospital where he was released after treatment.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault or who has information that could assist police with enquiries is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.