Police investigating reports of bottle being thrown at Aberdeen fans

Police have reportedly launched an investigation after an incident in which a bottle was thrown at Aberdeen fans during their opening game with Rangers at Pittodrie.

Witnesses say the incident happened moments after Aberdeen equalised. Picture: Foxj/Wikimedia

Witnesses posted on social media stating that an empty bottle of Glen’s vodka was thrown into the Aberdeen end - landing “within centimetres” of a child - after the home side equalised in the dying minutes of the game.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We are investigating a report of incident involving a bottle during the Aberdeen v Rangers game in Aberdeen today, shortly after 3pm.

Aberdeen's Niall McGinn hands the linesman a coin which had been thrown at him from the away end. Picture: SNS

“Inquiries are ongoing into this incident.”