A POLICE investigation has been launched after a man was taken to hospital following an incident in Lochgelly.

A member of the public reported that a person was injured on Francis Street last night (Monday) with emergency services called to the scene.

Police officers and an ambulance crew were in attendance and a man was transported by ambulance to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.

The extent of his injuries are not yet known.

A police investigation has been launched.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5.15pm officers were called to a report of an injured man on Francis Street in Lochgelly.

“He has been taken to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy by ambulance.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.”