Man charged after drink thrown at Rangers’ Alfredo Morelos

The incident happened during the Scottish Premiership game at Fir Park on December 15.

Man charged after drink thrown at Rangers’ Alfredo Morelos SNS
Thrown: Hot drink

A man has been charged after a hot drink was thrown at Rangers player Alfredo Morelos during a match against Motherwell.

The incident happened during the Scottish Premiership game at Fir Park on December 15.

Police said a 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

He is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on January 29.

Morelos was sent off for making a gesture towards Motherwell fans after scoring his side’s second goal in their 2-0 win.

A police spokesman said: “Police can confirm a 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an incident at the Motherwell v Rangers SPFL match on Sunday, December 15, 2019.

“During the match, a hot drink was thrown at a player.

“The man is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.”