Police search launched after male youth spotted with 'firearm'

Police have been carrying out a search of the School Brae area of Kirkcaldy after they were informed at around 3.35pm on Tuesday.

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Police carried out a search in Fife following reports that a male youth was spotted with a “firearm”.

Emergency services were called to the School Brae area of Kirkcaldy at around 3.35pm on Tuesday.

It comes following reports of a youth, understood to be male, in possession of a “firearm”.

Officers confirmed there is no wider threat to the public at this time.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 3.35pm on Tuesday, 4 June, 2024, we received a report of a male youth in possession of what appeared to a firearm in the School Brae area of Kirkcaldy.

“Officers are carrying out a search of the area.

“There is no wider threat to the public.”

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