18 arrests following Celtic and Rangers semi-final at Hampden

Police Scotland say all of the arrests were made in and around the ground. Picture: PA

Police Scotland say all of the arrests were made in and around the ground. Picture: PA

29
Have your say

POLICE Scotland have confirmed that 18 people have been arrested following the match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park.

All of the arrests were made in and around the ground as both sets of fans watched Moussa Dembele’s strike secure a late victory for Celtic over their local rivals.

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with an alleged sectarian breach of the peace outside the ground, while in a seperate incident, a 17-year-old man was also arrested for allegedly being in possession of a pyrotechnic device within the ground.

READ MORE: Rangers 0 - 1 Celtic: Dembele the hero once again

Both men will now be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

16 other men, aged between 17 and 68 years, were arrested for minor public order offences.

’Like’ The Scotsman on Facebook for regular updates

DOWNLOAD THE SCOTSMAN APP ON ITUNES OR GOOGLE PLAY

Back to the top of the page