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Teen suffers serious face injuries in unprovoked attack in Fife

Birnam Road, Kirkcaldy Image copyright Google

A teenager has been left with serious facial injuries following an unprovoked attack by a gang in Fife.

The 16-year-old was assaulted in Birnam Road, Kirkcaldy, on Saturday at about 19:00.

Officers are now urging anyone with information that can help them with their inquiries to come forward.

Sgt Jimmy Adamson, of Police Scotland, said: "The young man was walking on his own when he was approached by a group of males."

He added: "He was subjected to an unprovoked attack, which left him with a serious facial injury.

"We know that the area was busy with people visiting shops and attending an event at a local pub and we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch with us."

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