Man charged over throwing '˜microphone' at Hearts' Jimmy Dunne

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with assaulting footballer Jimmy Dunne, according to reports.

Thursday, 25th October 2018, 7:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th October 2018, 9:48 pm
Jimmy Dunne in action for Hearts. Picture: SNS Group

The 47-year-old is alleged to have thrown an object at the defender at Saturday’s game between Hearts and Aberdeen at Tynecastle.

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The incident happened in the second half of the Scottish premiership tie.

The object in question is believed to be a microphone typically used for the TV coverage of the match.

The man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court at a later date, Police Scotland said.