A man has been arrested by police following an apparent two month crime wave in St Andrews.
Officers confirmed that several homes in Craigtoun Park were targeted and various items were stolen between May 20 and July 20 this year.
Followng an investigation carried out as part of Operation Principle, a 20-year-old man was detained and subsequently charged with two housebreakings, one theft, three instances of vandalism and two assaults.
Detective Constable Brian Laing, from Levenmouth CID, said: “These incidents left the residents of Craigtoun Park extremely upset and as a result of our inquiries, and information provided from the public, we have been able to make an arrest.
“Our investigation into these incidents continues and anyone with any further information is asked to come forward.”
Anyone with information about any of the incidents can contact Levenmouth CID via 101 or make an anonymous report to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.