Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Police in Fife are investigating following a robbery in Cullaloe View, Cowdenbeath. The incident happened around 7.30pm on Monday, April 24, near a garage site in Cullaloe View. A 48-year-old man was approached by two unknown men, who presented him with a conductive energy device, described as looking like a cattle prod.  The 48-year-old handed […]

Fife man guilty of causing dog suffering

Fife man guilty of causing dog suffering

A Fife man who caused unnecessary suffering and failed to provide adequate care and treatment for his dog has been given a five year ban from owning animals, 12 months of supervision and a community payback order of 180 hours following a Scottish SPCA investigation. Gordon Davey, 29, of Islay Road, Dunfermline was sentenced at […]

Dripping blood through Fife flat’s ceiling alerts emergency response

A police probe has been launched after a man was discovered with a serious head injury in Methil. Neighbours called emergency services on Thursday, 30 March after blood started dripping through a ceiling from an upstairs flat. After fire crews forced entry to the property  a 39 year-old man with a serious head wound was discovered. A Police Scotland […]

Schools apps workshops gives pupils DigitalXtra skills boost

Schools apps workshops gives pupils DigitalXtra skills boost

Primary school pupils in Fife are benefiting from a new after school computing club set up by Fife College to inspire Scotland’s next generation of digital users. The College, in partnership with Commercial Primary School staff in Dunfermline, have launched an after school workshop for 20 primary seven pupils which focuses on delivering a course […]

Mindless vandals smash window and scratch parked cars

Mindless vandals smash window and scratch parked cars

Police are seeking information from members of the public after mindless vandals targeted parked cars. Vehicles damaged included a Porsche. In separate incidents, vandals scratched the paintwork of a silver Vauxhall on Eglinton Place in Inverkeithing between 8pm on 11 March and 8.45am on 12 March. Two other vehicles in Pitcairn Street in Dunfermline also had their […]

Three men sentenced to jail after Burntisland attack

Three men sentenced to jail after Burntisland attack

Three men who attacked a man at a property in Burntisland last year have been jailed. At the Edinburgh High Court on Tuesday 21st March, Christopher Martin (27), Dean Walls (31) and Craig Robertson (37) pleaded guilty to assault to severe injury. The incident took place within an address on Melville Gardens where a 42 […]

Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Police have warned shoppers to stay alert after a card skimming device was discovered in Dunfermline. The device was found on a Tesco Pay at Pump petrol station. Detective Inspector Colin Robson, of Police Scotland, said: “Such devices often feature a skimming mechanism and a camera which records their key strokes. He added: “This allows […]

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