Police / Police investigate possible threat to Viking Energy construction company

POLICE officers have been out on regular patrols near the construction site of the Viking Energy wind farm after one of the companies involved in the project received an online message that was perceived as a threat.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said that enquiries were ongoing to establish the full circumstances. However, no further concerns have been reported to police.

“We received a report relating to an online message sent to a business involved in a construction project on Shetland on Thursday, 17 September,” the spokesman said.

“Officers have been carrying regular patrols of the area as a matter of routine while the project continues.”