Police appeal for information after man assaulted in Fife

Police are appealing for information after a 44-year-old man was assaulted in Fife.

It happened at around 2.50pm on Monday when he sustained non-life threatening injuries in Dysart Cemetery.  The suspect is described as a white Scottish man, around 40-50 years old and with black hair.

He was wearing a black jacket and walking a small black dog at the time of the incident.

Officers are asking anyone who saw anyone acting suspicious in the area at the time of the incident to contact them.

Constable Stephen Barnett, of Fife Community Policing at Police Scotland, said: "I would ask if anyone was in the area at the time of the incident and has any information to come forward and speak to police.  "Thankfully the man involved did not sustain any serious injuries but has been left evidently shaken from the incident. "We believe the victim and suspect have both entered through the Fairway entrance gate on the north side of the cemetery.  "If you noticed anyone acting suspicious in the area around the time of the incident, please get in contact with officers." Police can be contacted by phoning 101,  quoting incident 1806 of Monday, 10 January, 2022.

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