A man has been seriously injured after plunging from a balcony while threatening police in Fife.
Officers were called to Fair Isle Road in Kirkcaldy on Tuesday afternoon following a report of a disturbance.
On arrival, a 38-year-old man threatened to harm police and then attempted to climb down from a balcony before he fell.
The man was taken to the town’s Victoria Hospital with serious injuries and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received a report of a disturbance within a property on Fair Isle Road, Kirkcaldy, around 3.10pm on Tuesday.
“Officers attended and a 38-year-old man threatened to harm police from within the property.
“The man then attempted to climb down from a balcony and fell. He has been taken to Victoria Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.
“Enquiries are ongoing.”