Arrest over alleged assault

A 29-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Saturday charged with an alleged assault that left a 17-year-old man with serious leg injuries.

The incident took place in Commercial Street, Lerwick, at 1.10am, and the 17-year-old was taken to Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick before being transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The 29-year-old is expected to appear at Lerwick Sheriff Court tomorrow.

A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.


Get Latest News in Your Inbox

Join the The Shetland Times mailing list to get one daily email update at midday on what's happening in Shetland.