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Spy camera found in Burntisland Leisure Centre changing room

Police are investigating the discovery of a pinhole camera at a sports centre in Fife.

It was handed in to staff by a member of the public who said it had been found in a changing room at the Beacon Leisure Centre in Burntisland.

A spokeswoman for Fife Sports and Leisure Trust said it had conducted a thorough search of its 13 centres after reports of the incident on 23 January.

She added steps had been taken to ensure staff were "extra vigilant".

The spokeswoman said: "The trust is working with Fife Constabulary on this matter and can assure customers to its facilities that the matter is being treated with the utmost concern.

"Following the report of this isolated incident, a full and thorough search of all the trust's changing facilities across its 13 centres in Fife was conducted.

"All our facilities are checked thoroughly on a daily basis, and changing areas are inspected regularly throughout the day by leisure centre staff.

"We have put measures in place to ensure staff are extra vigilant and are on hand to reassure customers."

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