Highlands & Islands

Stornoway Coastguard search for missing boat

Stornoway Coastguard has launched a search and rescue operation in Lewis after a small boat went missing from the Broadbay area of the island.

A spokeswoman said the vessel, which had one person on board, left Brevig at 07:00 but did not return.

The coastguard helicopter from Stornoway was involved in the search.

The local lifeboat, police and coastguard members from across the island also took part in the operation.