A 52-year-old woman has admitted assaulting a staff nurse at Dunfermline’s Queen Margaret Hospital.

The nurse was punched on the head and kicked during the incident.

At Dunfermline Sheriff Court, Tracy Reid, of Dunimarle Street, High Valleyfield, submitted a guilty plea by letter.

Dunfermline Press: The case called at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.The case called at Dunfermline Sheriff Court. (Image: Newsquest)

She admitted that on 30th April at the Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, she assaulted a staff nurse by punching her on the head and kicking her on the body.

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Sheriff Wylie Robertson deferred sentence until 18th October for reports and for Reid’s personal appearance.