A man has been charged in connection with a disturbance, allegedly involving an axe, at a Fife supermarket.
Police were called to the Asda on Queensgate Industrial Estate, Glenrothes, following reports of an incident on Wednesday at 8.15am.
Officers are said to have been injured, and a police car damaged, on arrival.
On Wednesday afternoon Inspector Kirk Donnelly, of Fife Police Division, said a man had been arrested and charged in connection with the disturbance.
The 40-year-old is alleged to have been in possession of an “offensive weapon”. He is due in court on Thursday.
Inspector Donnelly added: “We can confirm a 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a disturbance at an Asda Supermarket in Queensgate Industrial Estate, Glenrothes, around 8.15am on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
“A police car was damaged while the suspect was apprehended and officers received minor injuries.
“No members of the public were injured and I would like to thank them for their assistance with this incident.
“The 40-year-old man is due to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday, July 2, 2020 .”
Asda staff received praise after shoppers were taken into the store’s warehouse during the alleged incident.
The shop was closed for a brief period of time but has since reopened.