Man arrested following critical incidents in Scottish Highlands

A MAN has been arrested following reviews of three linked incidents within the Scottish Highlands – together with one which is believed to have concerned a firearm.

The 39-year-old is believed to be tied to the incidents which came about on the Isle of Skye and Dornie this morning however has now been taken into custody.

Police and ambulance providers rushed to the scene after reviews had been fabricated from an injured girl at a property within the Tarksavaig space of the Scots island at 9am this morning.

Sources say that the suspect used firearms while an emergency providers helicopter additionally reportedly attended the scene.

Locals reported the potential use of a firearm within the critical incident in Scottish Highlands.

There may be additionally an ongoing police presence in Teangue on Skye, regardless of police assuring there isn’t a additional danger to the group.

Locals have since reported that the suspect is believed to have used a knife and firearm in a collection of assaults, nevertheless this hasn’t but been confirmed by police.

One resident mentioned: “Stabbing in Sleat, then shotgun was utilized in Dornie. The sufferer is on the best way to hospital.

“That is from a Dornie resident. Don’t know if the perpetrator is caught but.”

One other member wrote: “The perpetrator has been caught. I consider three folks have been stabbed, two shot and killed thus far I heard.”

Following the person’s arrest, police have described the scenario as “contained”.

Talking right this moment, a police Scotland spokesperson mentioned: “We had been made conscious of a girl injured at a property within the Tarskavaig space on Skye shortly earlier than 9am on Wednesday, 10 August.

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“Police are additionally attending two additional incidents in Teangue on Skye and Dornie that are being linked.

“A 39-year-old man has been arrested in reference to the incidents. At this stage we consider the scenario is contained and there’s no danger to the broader group.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

SNP MP for Skye and Lochaber, Ian Blackford, mentioned: “Very regarding information and my ideas are with all these affected.

“As extra particulars come to gentle, the response of the emergency providers appears to have stopped this incident spreading even additional than it did.

“Thanks for the work that you simply do. The victims of those crimes will, I’m positive, stay in all our speedy ideas.”