A TEENAGER has appeared in court and admitted assaults on bus drivers in Dunfermline.

Lennon McAlpine tried to spit on three drivers, a bus depot staff member and a police officer.

McAlpine, 19, of Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, appeared from custody at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on March 31 last year, at the Stagecoach bus depot, St Leonard's Street, Dunfermline, he assaulted William Kelly, a bus driver there, by attempting to spit on his body.

He also assaulted bus drivers Charles Moore and David Anderson by attempting to spit on them.

He further assaulted Ben Chalmers, an employee at the depot, by again attempting to spit on him.

McAlpine also admitted that on April 1, at Dunfermline police station, he assaulted a female police officer by attempting to spit on her.

Sheriff Keith O’Mahony called for reports and McAlpine was remanded in custody until May 8.