Attempted robbery Premier Express store

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A man has been arrested and charged following an attempted robbery in Levenmouth.

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At around 10.40 am on Thursday 30th March a woman was working within the Premier Express store in Chemiss Road, Methil, when a male entered and demanded money.

A struggle ensued and the shop assistant fought the male off, who then fled from the store.

Local officers attended and a 34-year-old was subsequently detained at an address in Kirk Park.

He is scheduled to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Friday 31st March.

Constable David Birrell from Methil Police Station said: “Thanks to the bravery of the shop assistant, this robbery attempt was unsuccessful and a male is now in custody.

“We treat all reports of acquisitive crime with the utmost seriousness and will robustly investigate whenever such offences occur to identify anyone responsible and bring them to justice.”