A female ASDA employee was left needing medical treatment for a head injury after being assaulted in the store in Glenrothes. It is understood that the young woman was attacked without warning and has been left shaken by he incident.
Fife Police have been carrying out extensive enquiries and have released a description of the suspect and are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened around 9.45am on Friday morning. He is described as being 5’10” tall with a slim build, dark hair, wearing black rimmed glasses and with facial stubble. He was wearing a light coloured jumper, light coloured shorts with tight leggings underneath and black training shoes and was carrying a rucksack as well as a blue and green tubular bag.
Detective Inspector Steven Hamilton commented:
“I must stress that we are not linking her place of work as relevant to the attack motive and we do not believe anyone else is at risk at this time. That said, it is vital we trace this man as soon as possible and I am seeking the assistance of anyone who may have seen the man.
“Anyone who was in the area of ASDA Glenrothes from early evening on Thursday, October 2 until the late morning of Friday 3rd October is asked to call Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”