Cash has been stolen from two Portree restaurants, say local police.

The cash was stolen from two restaurants on Quay Street.

Entry was forced to The Chippy and Taste of India on Quay Street in the town overnight between 9pm on Monday September 11 and 9am on Tuesday September 12.

Quantities of cash were stolen from both businesses.

One of the businesses is estimated to have had a low four figure sum removed, while the other business also had a quantity of cash stolen which is yet to be calculated.

Detective Constable Shonagh Laing said: "These are unusual incidents for Portree and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area overnight who saw anything they believe to be suspicious to contact us.

"If you have information which could help with our enquiries, please call 101, quoting reference NP8269/17, or to pass information anonymously please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."