Man arrested in connection with serious assault in Fife

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault carried in Fife earlier this month.

Wednesday, 13th July 2016, 5:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:22 pm
The man was traced after a public appeal by police

At around 3.30am on Sunday, July 3, a 34-year-old man sustained a serious head injury following an altercation with another male on St Margaret Street near Dunfermline Library.

The injured male was transferred to Victoria Hospital for treatment and was later discharged.

A public appeal for information was subsequently issued and officers from Fife CID have now arrested a man in connection with their inquiries.

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Detective Sergeant Kieran Marsh of Police Scotland said: “Following out earlier appeal for information, with assistance of members of the public, we have traced a man in connection with this incident and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

“I would like to thank the local community for their help during this inquiry.”