A 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged robbery from a taxi in Stornoway, say Police Scotland.

The incident happened during the early evening of Tuesday, April 2.

The man appeared on petition at Stornoway Sheriff Court during today (Monday April 29th).

The man was released on court bail on special conditions. 

The incident involved a 75-year-old man.

Detective Inspector Richard Baird said: "Extensive police enquiries have been ongoing since this incident was reported earlier in the month.

"I would like to pass on our thanks to everyone who assisted with this investigation."

(This report has been updated with additional information since first being posted)