A TEENAGER failed to comply with a home curfew and then assaulted two police officers by biting them in Dunfermline.

The offences were carried out by Taylor Cockerill, 19, formerly of Dunfermline and more recently living in Kirkcaldy.

Cockerill appeared from custody at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted he breached bail conditions placing him on a curfew at his home in Macindoe Crescent, Kirkcaldy, between 7pm and 7am when on October 24 he was at an address in Inchkeith Drive, Dunfermline.

He also admitted that at Inchkeith Drive, he assaulted a police constable by biting him to the head. He also acted in a racially aggravated manner towards this officer by shouting racist comments.

Cockerill further admitted that at Dunfermline police station he assaulted another police officer by kicking out at him and biting him on the thumb.

Sheriff James MacDonald called for reports and Cockerill was remanded in custody until sentencing on December 18.