Two injured in Fort William ‘chainsaw’ incident

Glenkingie Street, in the Caol area of Fort William. Picture: Google Maps
Glenkingie Street, in the Caol area of Fort William. Picture: Google Maps
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Two people have been injured in a disturbance in Fort William, believed to involve a chainsaw, according to reports.

Emergency services were called to a house in Glenkingie Street, in the Caol area of the town.

Police have detained a 49-year-old man in connection with the incident, while a man in his 70s was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary, where he is in a critical but stable condition, according to Police Scotland.

A woman in her 60s was treated at Fort William’s Belford Hospital before later being discharged.

A police spokesman said: “The public in the local community are thanked for their patience and understanding whilst the matter was dealt with by officers.”