Park bench set on fire in Kirkcaldy

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Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire in Kirkcaldy.

The incident happened sometime overnight between Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th July within Dunnikier Park.

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A bench was set alight in the park resulting in it sustaining extensive damage and inquiries are ongoing to trace whoever was responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Sergeant Jimmy Adamson from Kirkcaldy Police Station said:: “Fortunately the fire did not spread further within Dunnikier Park, nor did this incident result in anyone being injured.

“Nevertheless, this was a reckless and needless act of destruction and we are following a number of lines of inquiry locally to identify the culprit.

“Anyone who remembers seeing anything suspicious in the area between Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th July should contact police immediately.”