Probe launched into disorder and violence after Celtic and Rangers match after six arrested


A TOP cop has slammed behaviour at yesterday’s old firm clash which saw six arrests. 

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams from Police scotland said incidents at yesterday’s Rangers v Celtic match were “completely unacceptable”.

Three men aged 18, 22 and 25 were arrested and charged in connection with alleged vandalism at Ibrox stadium in the early hours of the morning.

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And a further three arrests were made around the stadium for alleged breach of the peace, assault and drugs offences.

We reported how a Celtic staff member was left needing stitches after he was injured by a missile lobbed from the Copland Road Stand during half time which delayed play by five minutes.

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Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams, said: “All the relevant authorities must work together and with genuine fans to prevent incidents such as this in future. There is no place in Scottish football for this type of behaviour.”

Police Scotland has appealed for anyone with information to contact them on 1010.

He added: “We are continuing enquiries into a number of incidents that took place during the game, which includes the serious assault of a Celtic physiotherapist who was hit with a glass bottle. We would ask anyone with information to contact police via 101.”



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