Second woman robbed in Kirkcaldy

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Police in Kirkcaldy are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed on Rosslyn Street around 4.40pm yesterday, Friday 27th January.

The woman was sitting in her car when a man opened the passenger door and grabbed her handbag from the front seat. He made off on a red mountain bike.

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The suspect had a knife and was wearing a woollen mask.

He is described as male, mid 20’s, 5’8” tall, slim build, scruffy unshaven, wearing black coloured tracksuit bottoms with green stripes down either leg and a dark coloured hooded top.

Officers are now asking anyone who was in the area or who had information that can assist them with their inquiries to please get in touch.

Detective Inspector Graeme Dursley of Kirkcaldy CID said; “This is the second incident of its type in Kirkcaldy over the last two days. Although we are keeping an open mind, we are not ruling out the possibility that they are linked.

“We are committed to tracing the individual or individuals responsible as quickly as possible.
“The woman was not injured but she was understandably shocked and distressed.

“We’re keen to speak to anyone who was in the area and who may have information that can assist us in tracing the individual described.”

Community Inspector Graeme Neill of Kirkcaldy police station said: “We will be carrying out additional high-visibility patrols in the area of these incidents over the next few days.

“Anyone with information or concerns is asked to speak to officers on patrol or contact us at Kirkcaldy police station or by calling 101.”