Police probe fire-raising in Smithton and Benbecula

Police have started investigations into two separate incidents of fire-raising in the Highlands and Islands.

A door and porch of a house in the Meall Ard area of Balivanich in Benbecula was damaged sometime between 17:55 and 18:00 on 22 February.

Sheds at a Forestry Commission office in Smithton, in Inverness, were damaged at about 19:00 on 24 February.

Northern Constabulary said no-one was injured in the incidents. The force has appealed for information.

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