Man arrested after Hearts player hit with bottle at Celtic game

A 24-year-old was arrested in connection with the incident at Celtic Park on Thursday.

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Barrie McKay: Items thrown onto pitch as Hearts man took corner.

A man has been arrested after items were thrown onto the pitch at Celtic’s game against Hearts in Glasgow on Thursday.

The 24-year-old was arrested in connection with the incident that took place at Celtic Park during the home side’s 1-0 win.

Hearts player Barrie McKay was struck with a plastic bottle thrown from the crowd as he was taking a corner in front of the Celtic fans.

Several other items, including paper drink cups, were also thrown in the midfielder’s direction.

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Police confirmed the arrest on Friday.

A spokeswoman for the force said: “A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with items thrown onto the pitch during a match at Celtic Park during the evening of Thursday.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and further enquiries are ongoing.”