Woman held over Dunfermline taxi driver murder bid

Police investigating the attempted murder of a taxi driver in Dunfermline have detained a 46-year-old woman.

Officers said the 59-year-old male taxi driver suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident, which happened in Appin Crescent in the early hours of Sunday.

They said the detained woman was from the local area.

Det Insp John Anderson said there was no threat to the wider community.

He added: "The local community will see a high visibility police presence in the area while we conduct this investigation and we appreciate their patience and cooperation.

"I would like to take this opportunity to reassure the public that we have no information to suggest there is any threat to the wider community."

BBC Edinburgh, Fife and East



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