A ROSYTH man lashed out at police officers as he tried to get away from them.

Craig Rock, 40, of Woodside Street, submitted a guilty plea by letter at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on August 1, at Crossroads Place, Rosyth, he resisted four police officers, attempted to flee, lashed out towards them and struggled violently in an effort to resist arrest.

Sheriff Charles Macnair called for reports and Rock will be sentenced on May 26.