Four men charged after allegedly climbing roof of burned-out Glasgow nightclub

Four men have been charged by police after allegedly climbing the roof of a fire-damaged nightclub in Glasgow.

An image taken from the helicopter saw the four people climbing on the roof (Pic: Police Scotland Air Unit)

Campus was damaged during the fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building in 2018, and the Sauchiehall Street venue has been empty ever since, along with the neighbouring O2 ABC.On Saturday night, four men were caught climbing the roof of the building, with a helicopter called in to support police in locating and arresting them.An image which was taken from the helicopter and was released on social media appears to show four people on the building from above.A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Around 8.20pm on Saturday 27 February 2021, police received a report of four people entering a disused building in Sauchiehall Street.“Officers attended and four males, one aged 16, two aged 17 and one aged 22, were arrested and charged in connection with the incident.”

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