Four arrested, including two boys, over Govan march disorder

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Four folks, including two schoolboys, have been arrested following disorder at a republican demonstration in Glasgow.

The large-scale disturbance, which led to riot police being known as in, occurred in Govan on 30 August.

Two boys, aged 14 and 15 and two males, aged 20 and 30, had been arrested on Friday and later launched to seem at courtroom at a later date.

Officers have been gathering CCTV and finishing up door-to-door inquiries.

‘Gathering intelligence’

Det Insp Peter Sharp mentioned: “These arrests are testomony to our relentless pursuit of bringing to justice these liable for finishing up large-scale disorder within the streets of Govan.

“Officers have been working tirelessly locally, gathering intelligence and reviewing CCTV footage to disclose the perpetrators of this marketing campaign of disorder.

“We will not stop until every one of them is identified, charged and brought to justice and I hope these arrests send an unequivocal message of our intent and our commitment to our communities.”

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He added: “I wish to use at the moment’s progress as a possibility to thank the general public for his or her contribution into this investigation and to re-appeal to them for extra info.

“Even in the event you assume the data or cellular footage you’ve won’t be of use, get in contact and allow us to make that call for you.”

Police Scotland has arrange a devoted and confidential electronic mail handle for the general public to ship info, video footage or pictures referring to the incident.

Riot police, mounted officers, a helicopter and canine models had been known as in following the Irish Unity march and counter protest in Glasgow.

The deliberate march by means of Govan, by the James Connolly Republican Flute Band, was met by lots of of “disruptive” counter demonstrators.