44-year-old Man Charged with Attempted Murder

A 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted murder in Fife.

The incident happened around 5.15pm on Monday, 13 July, when officers were flagged down on Methil Brae, Leven due to a 42-year-old man lying outside a property with stab wounds to his leg. The victim is currently in Ninewells Hospital in Dundee in a critical but stable condition.

Detective Inspector Chris Mill, of Levenmouth CID, said: “Officers reacted quickly to the situation and following an investigation led by detectives alongside local uniformed officers and engagement from the community, we were able to arrest and charge a man in connection with this incident.”

The 44-year-old is due to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court tomorrow (Wednesday 15 July).