Teenager stabbed during late-night attack on street

The 19-year-old was attacked during an altercation in Fife on Saturday.

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A teenager has been stabbed during an attack in Fife.

The 19-year-old man was attacked during an altercation on Chapel Road, Kirkcaldy, around 10pm on Saturday.

He was taken to Victoria Hospital where he was treated for stab wounds.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the serious assault.

It is understood a large group of youths may have been present at the time of the incident.

Detective sergeant Jim McGuinness from Glenrothes CID said: “This was a serious incident involving a weapon and it is vital that we trace the person responsible for inflicting these injuries on the victim.

“We believe there was a significant number of witnesses to this incident and we are urging them to do the right thing, and come forward to assist with our investigation.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Glenrothes CID through 101, quoting incident number 4423 of Saturday, April 10, 2021.

“Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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