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Commissioner probes CS spray incident at Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy

Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident involved a 26-year-old man at Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy on Saturday 18 October 2014

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner is investigating the use of CS spray by an officer during an incident involving a man at a Fife hospital.

The incident involved a 26-year-old man at Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy on Saturday 18 October.

A report will be submitted to the Deputy Chief Constable of Police Scotland.

Police Scotland confirmed the incident involved CS spray.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "The matter was self referred. The officer has not been suspended during the investigation."

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