Man arrested and charged in connection with making sexual comments and gestures in Fife

A 39-year-old man has been arrested and charged over making sexual comments and gestures in Fife towards two women and two children.

Police received reports of an incident on Thursday at around 1:45pm near Kinghorn.

A car slowed down between the B923 to Rowan Wynd near the town, with the driver allegedly making sexual remarks to a 33-year-old woman walking in the area.

Officers say there were two further incidents reported to them yesterday, both in Lochgelly.

It is alleged a sexual gesture from within a vehicle was made towards a 5-year-old boy at around 4:30pm at Red Ash Park.

Half an hour later, another sexual gesture from within a vehicle was allegedly made towards a 27-year-old woman and an 8-year-old girl on Hall Street.

The man will appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Monday.

Detective Inspector Karen Muirhead, of Dunfermline CID, said: "We understand reports of this behaviour causes concern amongst the community and following an investigation, we have now charged a man in connection with these incidents. 

"If anyone has any further information about these incidents then please call us on 101 quoting reference 2890 of 25 September 2020."

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