24th March 2019
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Four weekend incidents dealt with by police in Lerwick

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Lerwick police have reported a quiet weekend apart from four minor incidents.

In the early hours of Saturday, a man was assaulted a nightclub in the town centre and sustained minor injuries. Police said inquiries were ongoing and it was expected that a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

A 46-year-old man was also arrested in the early hours of Saturday for committing a breach of the peace in the Gilbertson Road area of Lerwick. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

An 18-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting at 2pm on Saturday at the Toll Clock Shopping Centre in Lerwick.

Four male youths were charged with theft at 7pm on Sunday after a Lerwick hotel reported that food had been stolen from the premises. A report will be sent to the Children’s Reporter.

About Adam Civico

The Shetland Times editor since October 2012. Born and bred in South Yorkshire, before moving to Shetland I was assistant editor at the Barnsley Chronicle, where my journalism career began. When not editing The Shetland Times I can be found walking or (occasionally) running, enjoying good food, or trying to find the latest Sheffield Wednesday result. Contact me with your news and views about Shetland – a.civico@shetlandtimes.co.uk, on Twitter @adamcivico or telephone 01595 746715.

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