Police make second arrest after man injured in ‘gang attack’

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Police have made a second arrest after an alleged gang attack in Fife which left a man with serious facial injuries.

The incident happened at about 10pm on Friday in Dick Crescent, Burntisland.

A 19-year-old local man is due to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court today.

Police say they are following a numerous positive line of inquiries in relation to a number of other people who are thought to have also been involved.

In a statement, officers also thanked the public for their assistance which they say has been “excellent”.

The news comes after a 13-year-old boy was arrested. A report will be submitted to the Children’s Reporter.

A 33-year-old man was approached and allegedly assaulted by a group of young men and women.

He was taken to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy and later released. Officers believe the attack may have been filmed on phones.