A man has been arrested after an attempted armed robbery at a Highland hotel.
A member of staff was threatened with a knife in the robbery bid at the Mansfield Castle Hotel in Tain on Friday at around 11.20pm.
A Northern Constabulary spokesman said: "The victim was not injured as a result of the incident and no property stolen."
A 25-year-old local man was arrested following the incident.
He is due to appear at Dingwall Sheriff Court on Monday.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Dornoch police station on 01862 810222 or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.