An NHS emergency vehicle has been vandalised in the Stornoway area. A broken bottle was also found close to the vehicle. 

NHS Western Isles announced on their Facebook page this afternoon that they have "two emergency vehicles for a range of emergency responses, not least Coronavirus. Vehicles much needed at this time.

"One of our two vehicles is now out of commission.

"This beggars belief, words escape us."

Numerous comments were posted in the minutes following the news update, displaying people's shock at the situation: 

"I am shocked as all our community will be."

"Wow this is shocking, cannot believe anyone would do that what's wrong with people."