Police are investigating after a woman was found with serious injuries in a Highland town.
One line of inqury is trying to ascertain of she fell down a steep embankment.
The 27-year-old was found near steps between Fassifearn Road and Union road this morning.
The area remained cordoned off this morning and there was a police in the area.
A police spokesman said that the force was appealing for information from the public, adding that the woman was found “with serious injuries after appearing to have fallen down a nearby embankment”.
He added: “If anyone was in the area between 11pm last night (Tuesday) and 6am this morning, or may have any information about the incident, they are urged to contact police on 101.”
The woman was taken to Belford Hospital in Fort William where she remains for further treatment.