Police investigating 'misuse of fireworks' outside Celtic Park 4 weeks ago

Police investigating 'misuse of fireworks' outside Celtic Park

The incident happened before Celtic's clash with Livingston on Saturday afternoon

Police are investigating 'misuse of fireworks' outside Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, after pyrotechnics were heard during the two minutes' silence being observed in honour of Prince Philip.

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Ahead of all matches across the country a silence has been observed in honour of Prince Philip, who passed away on Friday at the age of 99 at Windsor Castle.

However as both sets of players at Celtic Park bowed their heads and remembered the duke, the sound of fireworks could be heard outside the ground. The sounds of the fireworks could be heard clearly on television and radio coverage of the match.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We are investigating the misuse of fireworks outside Celtic Park stadium on Saturday, 10 April, 2021. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing."

Celtic won the game with ease, putting six past Livingston, who finished the first phase of the season in fifth, on 44 points, before the split which divides the Scottish Premiership into two smaller leagues of six teams.

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