Rangers fan knocked unconscious at Haymarket

A RANGERS fan was knocked unconscious as trouble broke out at Haymarket Station after the Scottish Cup final.

Sunday, 22nd May 2016, 2:09 pm
Updated Sunday, 22nd May 2016, 3:32 pm
Police at the scene. Pic: Michael Gillen
Police at the scene. Pic: Michael Gillen

The 37-year-old man was taken to hospital after the incident on Saturday at 9.45pm.

He was approached by two men at platform three, before one of them punched him in the face.

That attacker is described as being approximately 6ft tall, of medium build with light ginger hair and was wearing grey jeans and a black polo-neck jumper.

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The second man was wearing a black tartan shirt and a Hibs scarf and had facial hair.

Detective Constable Lorna White said: “We would like to appeal for anyone who was at the station and who witnessed the assault to come forward and contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or by texting 61016.

“Information can also be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. In all calls please quote reference 564 of 21/5.”