Police helicopter assists in Kirkcaldy pursuit

A man was arrested following an incident involving a police helicopter in Kirkcaldy last night.

Thursday, 26th May 2016, 1:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th May 2016, 2:37 pm
A police helicopter helped with the pursuit in Kirkcaldy

The helicopter was seen flying around Kirkcaldy shortly before 10pm on Wednesday and its arrival attracted a lot of attention from members of the public who took to social media to find out what was happening.

A spokesman for Police Scotland told the Press: ““Police in Fife utilised the helicopter on Wednesday during the pursuit of a vehicle in the Kirkcaldy area.

“A 28-year-old was later arrested and charged in connection with a number of commercial housebreakings.

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“He is due to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court today.”

They added that the helicopter had been called on as it was in the area at the time.