A man is in custody after reports of a police officer being stabbed in Fife.
The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in north-east Fife.
Officers were responding to reports of a disturbance in Lundin Crescent, Tayport.
It happened around 12:45 am.
The officer was treated at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, before being released.
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It is understood his injuries were serious but not life threatening.
The incident attracted comment from the Scottish Police Federation.
Brian Jones, health and safety lead, said: “This type of incident is a timely reminder that police officers face unpredictable violence and danger on a daily basis.
“They place themselves in harms way so that others may be safe.
“We are eternally grateful that on this occasion our colleague will live to tell the tale.”