Police investigate weekend incidents

POLICE are investigating three separate incidents at the weekend including alleged careless driving in which a car is said to have narrowly missed runners taking part in the Simmer Dim half marathon.

In that incident a black Seat car is reported to have overtaken dangerously into oncoming traffic while driving north on the A970 near Gulberwick on Sunday at around 11.40am, narrowly avoiding runners.

Police also received a report of a black Peugeot carrying out dangerous overtakes on blind corners and travelling at excessive speeds on the A970 heading towards Tesco in Lerwick at around 9.10pm on Sunday.

Damage, meanwhile, was caused to a vehicle’s wing mirror while parked on Commercial Road in Lerwick.

The incident is said to have taken place between 8pm on Saturday and 10am on Sunday.

Anyone with information regarding any of the incidents is asked to contact Police Scotland in Shetland on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Alternatively they can attend Lerwick Police Station.