Five men arrested following disorder after Scottish Premiership match

The men are due to appear in court with alleged involvement in the disorder following a match in August.

Five men arrested following disorder after Kilmarnock and Motherwell Scottish Premiership match iStock

Five men have been arrested and charged following disorder after a Scottish Premiership match in Kilmarnock.

Police confirmed the arrest of the five men following investigations into the incident on Saturday, August 27 this year.

A 15-year-old male was also cautioned and charged with alleged involvement.

The disorder took place following a match between Kilmarnock and Motherwell Football Clubs.

Ayrshire and Lanarkshire Police Divisions carried out investigations along with the football clubs and the COPFS.

The five men have been released and are due to appear in court at a later date.

Inspector Iain Farmer, Ayrshire Division, said: “Police Scotland has a zero tolerance approach to football-associated violence and we take all reports extremely seriously. We will continue to work closely with the clubs to ensure the safety of everyone attending any fixtures.”

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