Police probe after Kirkcaldy bus window shattered in ‘ambush’

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An investigation is underway after a bus had a window smashed in what one passenger described as “an ambush” in Kirkcaldy at the weekend.

The incident on Lauder Road saw the X7 terminate at the town’s bus station instead of continuing as scheduled to Dunfermline.

A witness said the window was hit by a stone or ballbearing fired by a youngster with a catapult. He added: “I was sitting upstairs with friends when the front passenger side window was shattered. This is another incident to add to previous incidents at this area.”A Stagecoach East Scotland spokesperson said: "We can confirm that one of our vehicles was involved in a vandalism incident on Lauder Road on Saturday, where a bus window was smashed. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. Safety is our number one priority and we are assisting the police with their investigation into this incident."

A Police Scotland spokesman said officers were made aware of the incident and enquiries are on going.