The PIRC are investigating after a 31-year-old woman suffered a serious injury on 22 June 2018 at an address in the St Andrews area of Fife.
A spokesperson for the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner’s Investigations Team said:
"We are investigating the circumstances leading up to the serious injury of a 31-year-old woman at an address in the St Andrews area on 22 June 2018.
"The PIRC investigation will focus on police contact with a 34-year-old man in the hours prior to the incident.
"The matter was referred to the PIRC by Police Scotland and a report will be submitted to them in due course."