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Police appeal after Middle Den incident in Kirkcaldy

Police investigating an incident in Kirkcaldy want to speak to a woman.

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Police Scotland

Bogus workmen target Levenmouth pensioner

Police are appealing for witnesses after bogus workmen targeted an elderly woman in Levenmouth.

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Paul Bayne

Hired thug jailed for Methil attack

A care assistant was brutally attacked with a baseball bat and left bleeding at the door of a Methil nursing home when he arrived to work his night shift.

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Scotland currently has the lowest age of criminal responsibility in Europe.

Age of criminal responsibility set to be raised

The Scottish Government is to introduce legisation raising the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland from eight to 12.

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A dress worth �795 was stolen from a Capability Scotland shop in Kirkcaldy.

Outrage as £795 wedding dress is stolen from charity shop

A Kirkcaldy charity shop is reeling after a heartless thief stole a wedding dress worth £795.

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Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court
Pic Neil Hanna

Takeaway trial adjourned to collate CCTV footage

The trial of seven men accused of a racist attack on a Muslim take-away owner in Fife hours after the Isis attacks in Paris has been postponed until next year.

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The sheep went missing earlier this month

Information still woolly about stolen sheep

Police are appealing for information after two Cheviot sheep disappeared from land near Cleish.

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Hayley Davidson

Tragic Hayley’s dad is jailed for a year

The father of a Buckhaven tot who died earlier this year has been jailed for a year - after he broke into a supermarket to steal booze to “help him cope with the grief”.

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Airguns were used in almost half of the offences involving a firearm.

Fall in number of firearms offences

The number of recorded crimes involving firearms have fallen by nearly three-quarters in the last 10 years.

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Police festive road safety campaign

Police help public stay safe over festive period

Police officers in Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes are urging the public to stay safe over the festive period.

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Police charge two men after nine laptops were stolen ftom a primary school in Fife.

Two men charged with Fife school break-in

Police Scotland have charged two men in connection with a break in and theft of nine laptop computers from a Fife school.

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Cllr John Winton at the woodland site in Glenrothes where trees have been destroyed. (Pic Steve Brown).

Police investigate “ecological vandalism” after illegal destruction of woodland

Police are investigating “an appalling act of ecological vandalism” which has seen a swathe of woodland close to homes in Glenrothes, illegally chopped down.

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Colin Shields

Cannabis farmer avoids jail over 25k crop

A drug-user who claimed he planned to smoke his way through over £25,000-worth of cannabis has been handed a community payback order.

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A gas engineer inspects the pipes at the crash scene

Car crashed into Kirkcaldy flat wall

Police in Kirkcaldy are seeking witnesses to an incident which resulted in a car crashing into the wall of a block of flats this afternoon.

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Police Scotland has launched an Online Reporting Form to encourage victims of stalking to come forward.

Online form to help victims of stalking

A new online reporting form has been launched by Police Scotland to make it easier for victims of stalking to report harassment.

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Photographer Ian Georgeson, 07921 567360 Scotrail, Network Rail, Waverley Railway Station

Assault on train prompts police appeal

British Transport Police is appealing for information after a woman was assaulted on a train travelling from Glenrothes.

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Police drop sexual assault investigation

Police drop sexual assault investigation

Police Scotland has confirmed that it is no longer investigating a reported sexual assault in Anstruther.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Men deny Anstruther “mistaken identity” assault

A COUNCIL worker told a court how a brick was allegedly thrown through his window moments before four men burst in and dragged him from his home and savagely beat him – only for them to stop and apologise to him five minutes later.

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Jennifer Edwards

Jail sentence for killer of Kirkcaldy sports therapist

A Fife man has been jailed for four years for the death of his partner in Kirkcaldy in 2015.

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Police investigating reported sexual assault

Police investigating reported sexual assault

Police Scotland has confirmed it is following a positive line of inquiry following a reported serious sexual assault of a teenager in Anstruther.

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