A Kelty man has been sentenced for abusive behaviour towards his former partner.

Michael McQueen, 39, of Loch Leven Terrace, appeared in the dock at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on December 28 and 29 at Loch Leven Terrace, he shouted, swore and repeatedly sent abusive messages and threats of violence to his former partner.

He also admitted that on January 22 he breached bail conditions by entering Keltyhill Avenue, Kelty.

Depute fiscal Azrah Yousaf said the couple had been in 22-year relationship which ended in November 2021.

The abusive text messages including calling her a “slut” and writing “hope you die as soon as possible”.

Sheriff Garry Sutherland imposed a community payback order with 130 hours of unpaid work, two years of supervision and participation in the Caledonian Programme for domestic offenders.

He also fined McQueen £370 and imposed a one-year non-harassment order.