Two men, aged 19 and 21, have been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault in Stornoway.

This was confirmed by Police Scotland just around 2pm today (Saturday May 2).

The incident happened around 2am on Thursday, 30 April, 2020 on Seaforth Road, Stornoway.

An 18-year-old man was taken to Western Isles Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

The men are due to appear at court at a later date.

Earlier police were asking for public help after what were described as two serious assaults that night on Seaforth Road, where both a male aged 17 and a male aged 18 were assaulted by two other men.

Police were asking for anyone who witnessed either of these incidents, or for anyone who has any information which could assist, to call the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number NH 490/20.