Appeal for information after assault in Newburgh

Police Scotland
Police Scotland

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted in the Newburgh area.

The teenager sustained facial injuries during the incident which occurred just after midnight on Friday, April 7 into Saturday, April 8 at the bus stop at School Road.

Officers have already conducted extensive enquiries and particularly want to speak to a group of males who took the last bus from Newburgh heading north around 12.10am.

Investigating Officer Constable Scott Dowie said: "We are aware that there was a beach party in Newburgh that evening where there would have been a large number of youths looking to get the last bus home. We need to speak to anyone who got that bus or was in the vicinity around the time the assault took place.

"The North East is a safe place to live with a good level of community spirit. As such anti-social behaviour of any kind will not be tolerated and patrols will continue to tackle the issue."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.