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A young boy was reported to be stuck in quicksand at Steinish, outside Stornoway.

He went onto the sands with his bike and got into trouble.

A member of the public ran for held and Stornoway Coastguard rescue team rushed to the incident at lunchtime on Sunday.

The child’s grandmother arrived on the scene first and managed to get the child out of the quicksand.

He was checked over and was fine but wet said coastguards.

Child stuck in quicksand

3 July 2017