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A man appears in court from custody tomorrow (Monday 15 March) on a number of charges of assault over a period of time.

The 35-year-old man was arrested in Barra on Friday afternoon, after investigation into a series of assaults which took place between October and December last year.

At which time of his arrest he also assaulted police officers and a further charge of police assault was added.

He’s in custody at Stornoway police station and will appear in court by video-link tomorrow.


No MOT, insurance found

A woman who was stopped while driving on Macaulay Road in Stornoway on Friday evening (12 March) was found to have no insurance and no valid MOT certificate for her vehicle.

The 40-year-old woman was stopped by police at 7.20pm on Friday. She’s to be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.