Search media releases

Teenager sentenced for assault and disorderley conduct - Inverkeithing



View | Download (PNG - 26 KB)

A teenager has been sentenced to 200 days’ imprisonment for assault and disorderly conduct at Inverkeithing railway station.

The 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named due to his age, was on board a train from Kirkcaldy to Inverkeithing on 9 December 2016 and whilst on board he engaged in threatening and disorderly behaviour against the train conductor and other passengers.

He was shouting, swearing and trying to instigate a fight and he repeatedly made threats of violence towards the conductor.

Upon arrival at Inverkeithing railway station, the offender assaulted the train conductor by punching and kicking him in the head and body.

Fortunately, the victim did not sustain any injuries.

The teenager pleaded guilty to Assault and a Section 38 Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 offence and was sentenced at Kirkcaldy Sheriff court on 16 March 2017.

Share release