Kirkcaldy man acted aggressively in possession of an axe, assaulted police officer

A Kirkcaldy man who acted aggressively while in possession of an axe and assaulted a woman and a police officer has had his sentence deferred.

Sunday, 9th May 2021, 4:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th May 2021, 4:41 pm

Connor MacPherson, of Laurel Crescent, was not in Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court when his case called.

MacPherson, 25, admitted on August 11, 2020 at an address in Hendry’s Wynd, Kirkcaldy, he seized a woman by the body and head, placing her in a headlock. He further admitted on the same date, same place, he acted aggressively while in possession of an axe, shouted, swore and placed two women in a state of fear and alarm.

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The case called recently at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

He also admitted on March 4, 2021 at his home address, Dunfermline Police Station, Holyrood Place, Dunfermline and in the course of a journey between the locations, he shouted, threw a metal pole at a window and made violent threats while on bail.

He also admitted on March 4, 2021 at his home address, he assaulted a police officer.

Sentence deferred until September 9.

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