Man arrested over 'rape' of 83-year-old woman in Glenrothes

A man has been arrested after the alleged rape of an 83-year-old woman in Glenrothes.

The 36-year-old has been detained after the woman was targeted at Meldrum Court early yesterday morning.

Detective Chief Inspector John Anderson, of Fife CID, said: "We can confirm a man has been arrested and our enquiries remain ongoing.

"We are continuing to appeal for information from anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity around Meldrum Court or in the Collydean area of Glenrothes and would urge anyone who can help to come forward.

"I would ask that the community remain vigilant and they continue to make sure their homes are as secure as possible at all times, including making sure all windows and doors are locked at night.

"Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting incident 0647 of 25 June, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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