> Woman injured and man arrested in three linked major incidents in Dornie and Skye

Woman injured and man arrested in three linked major incidents in Dornie and Skye

Emergency services are dealing with major incidents in the West Highland village of Dornie and two others on Skye thought to be linked after a woman was found injured at a property.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incidents after a dozen police cars including armed response units and the force helicopter were deployed on Wednesday morning.

The woman was reportedly found in the Tarskavaig area of Skye shortly before 9am.

A second incident also took place in Tarskavaig shortly afterwards, while a third in nearby Dornie is also being investigated.

Police Scotland have dispatched multiple units to deal with the incident.STV News
Police Scotland have dispatched multiple units to deal with the incident.

Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance was dispatched from Aberdeen to aid in the response.

Officers said the probe was at an early stage but added there was no further threat to the public.

A Police Scotland statement read: “We were made aware of a woman injured at a property in the Tarskavaig area on Skye shortly before 9am on Wednesday, August 10.

“Police are also attending two further incidents in Teangue on Skye and Dornie which are being linked.

A house in Teangue is also cordoned off by police.
A house in Teangue is also cordoned off by police.

“A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incidents.

“At this stage we believe the situation is contained and there is no risk to the wider community. Enquiries are ongoing.”

Ian Blackford MP, the area’s local MP, posted a tribute to emergency responders who reacted to the incident on social media.

He wrote: “Very concerning news and my thoughts are with all those affected. As more details come to light, the response of the emergency services seems to have stopped this incident spreading even further than it did. Thank you for the work that you do.”

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