Man held over assault after Yes, No confrontation

A MAN has been detained by police after a confrontation between Yes and No campaign supporters in Glasgow today.

Picture: Police Scotland

Officers said they were aware of claims that a woman had been assaulted during a “heated debate” between the two sides on Argyle Street but were still to establish the facts.

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On Saturday night a spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Around 40 Yes and No campaigners were involved in a heated debate on Argyle Street at approximately 4pm on Saturday. An allegation was made that during the demonstration a woman was assaulted, this has not yet been confirmed.

“Investigations are ongoing and a male has been detained.”

According to an eye witness the alleged assault took place after the women tried to grab a megaphone from one of two men.