Police probe after ‘missile’ leaves two officers injured

Police were called to a report of a disturbance at Govan Cross on Sunday afternoon.

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An investigation is under way after a ‘missile’ was thrown at a police van in Glasgow on Sunday afternoon, resulting in the injury of two police officers.

Emergency services were called to Govan Cross at around 2.30pm on Sunday following reports of a disturbance.

Police confirmed that a 23-year-old man had been arrested in connection, but he has since been released pending further investigation.

During the disturbance, a police van suffered damage after a ‘missile’ was thrown at the vehicle.

A male and female officer sustained minor cuts as a result of the attack, and police have now launched an inquiry.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 2.30pm on Sunday, 27 February, 2022, police were called to a disturbance at Govan Cross, Glasgow.

“A 23-year-old man was arrested and charged following the incident. He was released on an Undertaking to appear at court at a later date.

“During the disturbance a police van was damaged after a missile was thrown at the vehicle resulting in the sunroof smashing. One male and one female officer sustained minor cuts as a result.

“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”