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Man charged after glass bottle lands in crowd at Aberdeen v Rangers match

The 44-year-old from Glasgow is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court at a later date.

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General view of the pitch ahead of the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round, first leg match at Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen.

General view of the pitch ahead of the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round, first leg match at Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen.

General view of the pitch ahead of the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round, first leg match at Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen.

A man has been charged after a glass bottle landed in the crowd at a football match.

The bottle landed in the home section of the South Stand of Pittodrie Stadium shortly before the end of the SPFL match between Aberdeen and Rangers on Sunday August 5.

It was reported a 12-year-old boy was hit by the bottle in a “glancing blow” but was not injured.

On Thursday, police released CCTV images of a man they wanted to trace in connection with the incident in Aberdeen.

Officers said a 44-year-old man from Glasgow has now been charged in relation to an alleged culpable and reckless conduct incident.

He is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court at a later date.

PA