A PARAMEDIC was punched when dealing with an emergency call-out in Dunfermline.

The assailant was 34-year-old Christopher Taylor, of Dundonald Park, Cardenden, but currently a prisoner at Perth.

His solicitor, Alexander Flett, submitted a guilty plea on his behalf at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

Taylor admitted that on March 26, at Queensferry Road, Dunfermline, he assaulted a paramedic, who was responding in emergency circumstances and trying to provide medical treatment, by punching him.

Sheriff Alastair Brown deferred sentence until October 15.