A woman is in hospital after falling from a Fife coastal path, prompting an emergency rescue.
Police, coastguard and paramedics were scrambled to the Chain Walk in Elie at 4pm on Wednesday.
A spokesman for the Scottish Coastguard, said: “We received a call at 4.02pm this afternoon indicating that a female had fallen and and suffered at Chain Walk on the coastline at Elie.
“A lifeboat was dispatched from Anstruther station and coastguard officers from Leven and St Andrews also attended.”
The coastguard was stood down at 6.20pm.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police were called around 4.10pm on Wednesday May 20, to assist colleagues in the ambulance service and coastguard following a report of a woman having fallen from the cliffs in the Shell Bay area.
“The woman has been taken to hospital for assessment.”