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Boy charged after priest pelted with eggs outside Fife church

St John and St Columba's church Image copyright Catholic Church
Image caption The incident took place outside St John and St Columba's church

A 12-year-old boy has been charged by police after a priest and parishioners at a Fife church were attacked with eggs and subjected to anti-Catholic abuse as they made their way into Mass.

The incident happened on Tuesday at St John and St Columba's Church in Rosyth.

A report is due to be submitted to the Children's Reporter.

Police Scotland said inquiries were still ongoing.

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