Second fan arrested over '˜offensive behaviour' at Old Firm game

A second man has been arrested in connection with alleged offensive behaviour at the Old Firm match.

Celtic won Sunday's match 5-1. Picture: Getty

The 27-year-old is alleged to have committed the offence at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday and is being held in police custody.

A spokesman said: “Police Scotland can confirm that following an incident at the Rangers v Celtic match on Saturday April 29, a 27-year-old-man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with an alleged offence under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act.”

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Police said it was the second arrest regarding behaviour of this type at the game.

A man was charged after allegedly making a monkey gesture towards Celtic player Scott Sinclair as he celebrated scoring the opening goal in Celtic’s 5-1 win over Rangers.

A 17-year-old woman has also been reported to the procurator fiscal over an alleged racist post on social media.

Police said the 27-year-old man will also be reported to the fiscal.