Man rushed to hospital after 'stabbing' in Scots town

The area remains taped off by police
The area remains taped off by police -Credit:Fife Jammer Locations/FJL Services

A man was rushed to hospital after a 'stabbing' in a Scots town last night.

Emergency crews raced to Keir Hardie Street in Methil, Fife, after receiving reports of a disturbance at around 5pm on Saturday, May 11. Medics attended and a 47-year-old man was rushed to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for treatment.

His current condition is unknown. Images taken from the scene show the area taped off by police following the reported stabbing in the Fife town.

Officers from Police Scotland say they are following several positive lines of inquiry. Meanwhile, anyone with any information about the serious assault is urged to come forward.

A spokesperson for the force said: “Around 5pm on Saturday, 11 May, 2024, we were called to a report of a man injured following a disturbance on Keir Hardie Street, Methil. A 47-year-old man was taken by ambulance to Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy and enquiries are ongoing into this serious assault.

“Detectives are following a number of positive lines of enquiry and anyone with information should contact 101 quoting incident number 2654 of 11 May.”

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