Windows smashed as homes targeted across Kirkcaldy

Residents in some of Kirkcaldy's most desirable streets have borne the brunt of a spate of vandalism.

Friday, 19th May 2017, 2:47 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:40 pm

The incidents happened on Tuesday/Wednesday with a number of windows smashed by bricks and, in one instance, a garden gnome.

Nineteen streets were targeted including Douglas Street, David Street, Whytehouse Avenue, South Fergus Place, Lady Helen Street, Milton Road,

Vandals also struck in Seafield, hitting houses in Bowhouse Drive, Long Craigs Walk and East Vows Walk.

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And there was further damage to homes in Aitken Court, Saunders Street, Links Street, and Bridge Street,

Police have hit out at the vandals who left behind a trail of shattered windows.

Detective Constable Ryan Balsillie of Kirkcaldy CID said: “This was series of mindless and random vandalisms, which has caused much distress and inconvenience to those living within the properties.

“Let me be clear, this is not just a minor matter. This was a malicious and extensive act of vandalism and it will not be tolerated.

“I would ask anyone who was in the Links and Seafield areas of Kirkcaldy on Wednesday and saw anything suspicious, to get in touch with us immediately.

“By doing so you will help us build a case against those responsible and bring them to justice.”

Those with information are asked to contact Kirkcaldy’s Criminal Investigation Department on 101, quoting incident number 4201 of May 17, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555