Enquiries have been launched after a bone was discovered on a beach in the Highlands.
Police were called to Castletown beach, on the North Coast 500 route, in Thurso, on Thursday, August 31, after the discovery was made.
Officers confirmed that a bone was found and examinations are now being carried out.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “On Thursday, August 31, 2023, officers were made aware that a bone had been discovered on Castletown beach, Thurso.
“Examinations are being carried out and enquiries are ongoing.”