A MAN has been charged by police for allegedly using sectarian language towards staff at a village hotel over the weekend.

Officers were called to a hotel in Arrochar at around 10pm on Sunday, July 11 after a male customer was reportedly aggressive and threatening to staff.

Police say the man was also heard using sectarian language.

A 45-year-old man from South Lanarkshire was identified as being responsible, according to police.

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He was arrested and taken to Clydebank police office while witnesses were spoken to.

The man has been charged with a disorder offence with a religious aggravation and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

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