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Update: Pickaquoy release statement following overnight incident

The Pickaquoy Trust has now released a statement following an incident overnight, which has led to the Pickaquoy Centre in Kirkwall being closed this morning until further notice.

“The Pickaquoy Centre Trust has temporarily closed due to an incident that has taken place within the Centre in the early hours of the morning,” the statement read.

“The matter is now under investigation by Police Scotland. The centre will remain closed until further notice.”

According to reports from police in Kirkwall, one person has been taken into custody in relation to the incident.

The Pickaquoy Centre have said that the entire building will remain closed until further notice. Updates can be found on the centre’s Facebook page.

No further details are being given at this time.