Teen charged after 'man seen with knife' on town high street

A 19-year-old was arrested at Memorial Court in Methil after a search was launched.

Teen charged following search after ‘man seen with knife’ on Methil High Street © Google Maps 2023

A teenager has been arrested following a search after a man was seen with a knife in a Fife town.

Police were called at around 8.55am on Wednesday to reports of a man spotted with a blade in Methil’s High Street.

Officers traced a 19-year-old to Memorial Court charged him in connection with the disturbance.

No one was injured following the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 8.55am on Wednesday, 25 January, police were called to a report of a man seen in possession of a knife in High Street, Methil.

“Officers attended and searched the area and he was traced by officers a short time later at Memorial Court.

“A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with this disturbance.

“No one was injured.”