A police officer has been treated in hospital after an alleged stabbing at 12.45am today.
The male officer suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries after the alleged blade attack and has been treated for a chest wound.
The incident took place at a property in Lundin Crescent, Tayport, while officers were responding to reports of a disturbance.
A man has been taken into police custody in connection with the incident.
Brian Jones, health and safety lead for the Scottish Police Federation, said: “We obviously wish our injured colleague well and hope he recovers quickly.
“This type of incident is a timely reminder that police officers face unpredictable violence and danger on a daily basis.
“They place themselves in harm’s way so that others may be safe.
“We are eternally grateful that on this occasion our colleague will live to tell the tale.”