Police in Scotland have launched an investigation after around £50,000 of damage was caused to two tractors in the Banff area on August 17.

Power tools were also stolen during the incident and death threats were also sprayed across the damaged tractors.

PC Hussain who is leading the investigation into the incident said: “The tractors were badly damaged which has put them out of action.

“I would appeal to anyone in the area between the times and if you saw anything suspicious to call 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800555111 quoting incident 0473/17th.”

Meanwhile, police in Dorset have launched an investigation after a teenager was stabbed after an altercation on a farm in Dorset.

The incident happened on Slades Farm at around 4:00p.m on August 21.

Officers attended the scene and located the 16-year-old male victim who had been attacked with a blade during an altercation.

The teenager was taken to hospital for treatment of his non-life threatening facial injuries.

Detective Constable Michael White said:

“I am appealing to anyone who was in the area of Slades Farm and witnessed what happened to please contact Dorset Police.

Finally, I would urge anyone with information about who was responsible to please come forward.

“A full investigation is underway into this incident.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police either by email at [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210135214.