Man arrested over Jim Murphy egg ‘assault’

A man has been arrested and charged with assault in connection with an incident that saw Labour MP Jim Murphy egged in Kirkcaldy last week.

Jim Murphy resumed his campaigning tour of Scotland this week in Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson
Jim Murphy resumed his campaigning tour of Scotland this week in Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

The politician was addressing people in Fife as part of his 100 Towns In 100 Days tour of Scotland for Better Together when the incident happened last Thursday.

Police Scotland said that a 45-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged assault during a disturbance in Kirkcaldy High Street.

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He is expected to appear at the town’s Sheriff Court tomorrow.

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