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Vandals have attacked Stornoway Primary for a second time in the space of a week.

This latest incident is the fifth in a spate of window-breaking incidents that have taken place in the town recently.

Police Scotland said last night (Weds, Apr 3) that officers had attended at the school after a fire door window was broken. It is believed this latest damage occurred between noon on Monday, April 1, and 8.15 am on Tuesday, April 2.

Constable Steven Dykes, from Stornoway Police Station, said: “This is the latest in a series of windows being damaged at this location and we are carrying out extensive enquiries.

“We ask anyone with any information to please come forward. You can contact police on 101, quoting crime reference CR/0116637/24. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.”

The Jamieson Drive school was previously vandalised between 4 pm on Friday, March 29 and 11 pm on Sunday, March 31, when a number of windows and a door were damaged. Anyone who knows who is responsible for this vandalism is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting CR/0115112/24.

Three other instances of vandalism took place in the town in the run-up to the Easter holiday.

Multiple greenhouse panes were smashed at a residential property on Kenneth Street overnight on Thursday, March 28. 

Several windows were later smashed at the rear of Our Holy Redeemer Church on Scotland Street overnight on Friday, March 29. 

And accountancy firm CIB Services had a window broken at its business on Kenneth Street the same night.

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland on the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime number CR/0113023/24 (church vandalism), CR/01133035 (CIB vandalism) or CR/0113362/24 (greenhouse vandalism).