POLICE have issued an appeal for information after a serious assault on a 64 year-old man in Inverkeithing.

The incident took place on Roods Road shortly after 10pm on Friday.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police say the suspect is described as being male, aged late teens to early twenties, around 5ft 8in tall and of slim build. He was wearing a white t-shirt, dark coloured shorts and trainers.

Detective Inspector Graeme Dursley said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this to contact police.

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“We also urge anyone with private CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time to come forward.

“We are also keen to speak to a female seen speaking with the man shortly before the incident, who may have witnessed it.

“She is described as aged teens to early twenties, around 5ft 6in tall, of slim build with tied back fair hair. She was wearing a dark coloured top, dark shorts and white trainers.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 4718 of 10 May, 2024.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.