Four more arrested over Hampden cup final disturbance

Police line the pitch during the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden.  Picture Robert Perry

Police line the pitch during the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden. Picture Robert Perry

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FOUR more individuals have been arrested over alleged violence and disorder at last month’s Scottish Cup Final.

At around 6am today, officers attended a number of addresses in the Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Edinburgh areas.

Four men - aged 20, 31, 40 and 42 - have been arrested and are presently detained in police custody.

This latest operation brings the total number of arrests to 32.

The males have been arrested for alleged assaults and disorder.

Detective Superintendent Kenny Graham, who is leading the investigation, said: “This investigation is extensive and involves a significant number of people, however, we remain committed to identifying those involved and rest assured we will identify people and they will be arrested.

“As our investigation progresses, there will be additional arrests and continued police action to track down those responsible. I would ask if anyone has any information or knowledge about people involved or for anyone with information, including footage or images, to contact us.”

Anyone with information can reach the inquiry team on 0141 532 5457 or by emailingscottishcupfinalpitchinvasion@scotland.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively, members of the public can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be provided anonymously.