A ROSYTH man walked into the path of traffic on a busy road, shouting and swearing.

When police were called to deal with the matter, James Laurie made a racist comment to one of the officers.

Laurie, 46, of Boyle Drive, appeared at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on October 19, on the A985, he walked in the middle of the road in the face of oncoming traffic, shouted and swore.

He also admitted that at Dunfermline police station, he made a racist remark towards a police officer.

Sheriff Derek Reekie commented: “This is clearly troubling behaviour.”

He called for reports and Laurie will be sentenced on February 19.