A man has been accused of severely injuring a police officer by allegedly throwing a pyrotechnic device at an Irish republican parade.
David McCaig, 32, is said to have struck PC David Brown in Glasgow’s Broomielaw on September 7 last year.
Prosecutors claim McCaig “culpably and recklessly” threw a quantity of pyrotechnic devices and plastic bottles at “members of the public participating in a lawful parade”.
McCaig has also been accused of targeting members of Police Scotland who were patrolling the parade.
The charge states one of the pyrotechnic devices exploded near PC Brown to his severe injury and permanent impairment.
It then states that the offence was “aggravated by religious prejudice”.
A hearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court was postponed on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The case was dealt with administratively and a further hearing date was set for August this year.
No plea has been made by McCaig, of Law, South Lanarkshire, who remains on bail for the matter meantime.