Intruders armed with knives in Fife robbery attempt

 

Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Lochgelly early today.

At least three men armed with knives entered a property in Andrew Street at around 12.25am but left when disturbed.

One intruder is described as aged between 35 and 45-years-old, around 5ft 6ins to 6ft tall and of medium build. He was wearing a black woollen hat with a distinctive black band to the front, a black bomber jacket and dark trousers.

A second male was wearing dark clothing.

Detective Sergeant Christopher Dow, of Dunfermline CID, said, “Fortunately no-one was injured in this incident but it was a very frightening experience for those involved and we are eager to trace these men.

“Those responsible may also have been in the area of Furnace Place in Lumphinnans in the early hours of Friday morning and we are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious to get in touch immediately.

“In particular we would urge anyone who may have seen an unknown vehicle in the Andrew Street area or Lumphinnans, or who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage, to call us.”

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