Man charged after ’20 people found at Hogmanay party’

Police swooped in on the property in Renfrew following a complaint that coronavirus regulations were being breached.

Man charged after ’20 people found at Hogmanay party’ STV News
Police: A man was charged with culpable and reckless conduct.

A man has been charged after around 20 people were allegedly found at a Hogmanay party at a flat in Renfrewshire.

Police swooped in on the property following a complaint that coronavirus regulations were being breached.

Officers said advice was given and the group was dispersed, while a 20-year-old man was charged with culpable and reckless conduct.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 9.05pm on Thursday, December 31, officers were called to a report of people gathering in a flat in Houston Court, Renfrew.  

“Officers attended, advice was given and the group was dispersed.  

“A 20-year-old man was charged with culpable and reckless conduct and a report was forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal.”