Woman in hospital after Kirkcaldy ‘attempted murder’

Police and ambulance services on Atholl Terrace. Picture:  Contributed
Police and ambulance services on Atholl Terrace. Picture: Contributed

A woman is in hospital after an attempted murder which saw her sustain serious neck injuries.

Witnesses reported a heavy police presence in Atholl Terrace, Kirkcaldy, on Monday evening.

Police say a 50-year-old woman is recovering in hospital after the incident, which took place at around 6.45pm.

It is understood she was taken to Ninewells in Dundee, before being transferred to the Victoria Hospital.

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A 25-year-old woman has been charged in connection with attempted murder.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “A woman has been charged following the attempted murder of a 50-year-old woman in Kirkcaldy.

“The incident happened around 6.45pm at an address in Atholl Terrace on Monday, February 4, resulting in the victim sustaining a serious injury to her neck.

“She was taken to the Victoria Hospital where she continues to be treated.

“The 25-year-old appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Wednesday, February 6.”

A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 1853 to attend an incident on Atholl Terrace, Kirkcaldy.

“We dispatched an ambulance crew to the scene and a female patient was taken to Ninewells Hospital.”

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