Teenager and man, 55, charged after Aberdeen v Rangers match

Police are investigating the use of a pyrotechnic within the Rangers section

Two people have been charged following yesterday’s Aberdeen v Rangers game at Pittodrie.

A 16-year-old has been charged in relation to vandalism and a 55-year-old man has been charged in relation to the possession of alcohol.

Both will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

Police have also confirmed that enquires are ongoing into the use of a pyrotechnic within the Rangers section.

Match commander Superintendent Richard Craig said: “The overwhelming majority of fans followed the advice given and I would like to thank them for that.

“Enquiries are ongoing in relation to the use of a pyrotechnic and I would urge anyone with information in relation to this to contact us on 101.

“The policing operation was assisted by the Police Scotland helicopter and other specialist resources including the Mounted Branch.

“We appreciate the support of the vast majority of fans and members of the public in allowing the game to pass safely.”

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