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Man dies of stab wounds in Kirkcaldy street attack

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Image caption The man was found injured in Tweed Avenue

A man has died after he was found with stab wounds in a street in Kirkcaldy on Saturday afternoon.

The 42-year-old was discovered at about 18:45 on Tweed Avenue near its junction with Lawson Street.

He was taken to Victoria Hospital in the town but later died.

Police said their inquiries were at an early stage but they are treating the death as suspicious and have appealed to anyone who has information about it to come forward.

Insp Gary Combe said: "Our inquiries are at an early stage and we would appeal to anyone with information that can assist us to please come forward.

"There will be a police presence in the area during the early stages of this inquiry with high visibility reassurance patrols.

"We are grateful for the support and cooperation of the local community."

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