An elderly man has died after taking ill in a Dundee pub.
The man, who was believed to be in his 70s, has not been named by police.
Emergency services were called to Market Bar on the Seagate just before 5pm on Monday following reports that the man had become unwell.
It is understood he was taken to an ambulance outside but died in the vehicle before he could be taken to hospital.
An eyewitnesses who was in the bar at the time said the premises were evacuated while police and paramedics attended to the man.
He said: “I was drinking in the pub late afternoon when an elderly man became unwell.
“The emergency services arrived and all the customers were evacuated while it was dealt with.
“The pub was really busy at the time.
“No one was allowed in or out while emergency staff were attending to the man.
“There were several police cars and two ambulances outside. There must have been about 12 police at the scene at one point.
“It looked pretty serious and I did hear later that the guy passed away.”
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We received a call from the Scottish Ambulance Service just before 5pm to say a man in his 70s had taken ill while in the Market Bar.
“Police attended along with ambulance crews.
“The man was taken outside to the ambulance where he was treated by the paramedics.
“Sadly, he died in the back of the ambulance before he could be taken to hospital.
“As it was a sudden death, a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.”
Managing director George Finlay, of the Market Bar, said: “Firstly, our condolences are with the man and his family at this time.
“I would like to thank my staff who acted quickly and efficiently doing what they could and calling 999. As a business we would like to thank our customers who were also in the premises at the time.
“The emergency services arrived on the scene within minutes and did everything they could to help.”