Man in court over knife incident claims

A man is set to appear in court after reports of a knife being brandished.

Monday, 12th March 2018, 10:57 am
Updated Monday, 12th March 2018, 12:03 pm
Police say a man is due in court. Picture: JP
Police say a man is due in court. Picture: JP

Witnesses reported a heavy police presence in Burntisland on Saturday.

Police say there were reports of a knife being brandished, and that the incident resulted in a man being arrested.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Fife arrested and charged a 29-year-old man after a disturbance in Burntisland.

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“The incident happened on Saturday, March 10.

“Officers were called to the High Street area around 9.30pm after reports of a man brandishing a knife.

“The man is scheduled to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court today.”