Five people charge over alleged attempted murder

Five people have been charged after an alleged attempted murder in Fife.

They will appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.
They will appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

The incident happened around 10.30pm on Saturday when a man got into an altercation with a group of people on Kirkcaldy High Street.

He was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee for treatment to an arm injury.

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Four men - aged 21, 23, 24 and 25 - and a 21-year-old woman have been charged in connection with the incident.

They will appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

They are due to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in Fife have charged five people after an attempted murder in Kirkcaldy.

"The incident happened around 10.30pm on Saturday 13 July on the High Street.

"A 32-year-old man sustained serious injury to his arm and was taken to Ninewells Hospital for treatment, following an altercation involving a group of individuals.

"Four men aged 21, 23, 24 and 25 and a female aged 21 have been charged in connection with this incident and will appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on 16 July."