A LOCHGELLY man struggled violently with police officers and spat at them during a disturbance in Rosyth.

The incident led to Alexander Healey, 39, of Lumphinnans Road, Lochgelly, appearing in the dock at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on June 8 at Elder Place, Rosyth, he resisted two police officers and struggled violently with them.

He also admitted that he assaulted the officers by spitting at them.

Sheriff James MacDonald called for reports and Healey will be sentenced on May 15.