Appeal after girls assaulted
POLICE have appealed for information after three schoolgirls were assaulted in Fife.
The incident took place in Boblingen Way, near Warout Stadium, Glenrothes, around 4pm on Tuesday.
Four girls were walking in the area when a cyclist passed them from behind and the bike struck one of the girls.
The cyclist then dismounted and shouted at the girl, aged 11, before pushing her and causing her to stumble.
Two of the girls, both 15, then intervened and one of them was struck on the neck and kicked, causing her to fall.
The other girl was pushed, causing her to stumble.
The suspect, who was on a red mountain bike, is described as white, 50-60 years old, with a larg e nose , muscular shoulders and arms, and a round stomach.
He was wearing a red and black cycle helmet, a light blue waterproof jacket and dark blue/black waterproof trousers.