Teenager behind bars after town centre traffic brought to a halt


An 18-year-old Dunfermline man has appeared in court following an incident in the town centre, which brought traffic to a halt. 

There were reports of a male on a wall at a retail park in Carnegie Drive and of rocks being thrown at traffic.  

The incident took place near to the B&Q store and traffic through the centre of the town was brought to a standstill for a time resulting a major tail-backs. 

Video of the incident on Tuesday afternoon has appeared on social media. 

James Hagerty appeared on petition at Dunfermline Sheriff Court today.

He faces charges including being in possession of an offensive weapon, police assault, wilfully or recklessly destroying property belonging to others and culpable and reckless conduct. 

Hagerty made no plea, was committed for further examination and remanded in custody. No date has been set yet for his next court appearance.

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