Police probe after Kirkcaldy bus window shattered in ‘ambush’

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