Riot police called to five-hour siege in housing estate
Armed officers were alerted to the incident in Chapelhill, Kirkcaldy on Sunday.
Riot police were called after a man barricaded himself in a house.
Armed officers were alerted to the incident in Chapelhill, Kirkcaldy at 9pm on Sunday.
Up to ten police vehicles were understood to have been called involving officers in riot gear.
The incident lasted more than five hours before the man was taken to hospital.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Local and specialist resources were deployed in order to ensure the safety of the public and officers.
"The operation came to a peaceful conclusion at around 2.15am on Monday.
"The man was taken to Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, for treatment.
"Officers would like to thank local residents for their patience as they dealt with this incident.
"Anyone with any further concerns can contact their police station via 101."