Man arrested over rape of young woman at knifepoint
The 20-year-old was walking in Methil, Fife, when she was targeted by a man on Tuesday.
A man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a young woman in Fife.
The 20-year-old was walking along Herriot Crescent, Methil, when she was approached by a man at around 8pm on Tuesday.
The attacker is said to have used a knife to force her into wasteland before raping her.
Police have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with the incident.
A spokesperson said: "Police in Fife have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a serious sexual assault that happened in Methil on Tuesday January 29.
"Officers were called following the incident near to Laird Avenue on Tuesday, January 29.
"Inquiries remain ongoing."