Police appeal after totem pole vandalised

The carved totem pole in Burray after an attempt to rip it out of the ground.

Police are appealing for information after someone tried to pull down “The Viking” totem pole at the fourth barrier beach.

According to a spokesman, those responsible targeted the carved pole sometime last night, possibly using tusing a According to police, the vandals tried to take the pole down, possibly using a vehicle.

Anyone who can help with police inquiries is asked to contact Kirkwall police station on 101.