Woman 'grabbed by throat' during The 1975 gig as police probe attack

Fellow music fans were forced to break up the incident before security staff removed the woman from the arena.

Woman ‘grabbed by throat’ during The 1975 concert as police probe Glasgow Hydro attack STV News

A woman was allegedly grabbed by the throat during an assault at a concert at Glasgow’s Hydro Arena.

The music fan told how she was attacked during the 1975’s performance at the venue on Thursday evening after asking another woman to stop standing on her belongings.

Fellow concert-goers broke up the melee before security repotedly dragged the attacker away and removed her from the seated area.

Thousands were in attendance for the performance.

Police are now probing the incident.

A spokesperson for the force said: “We received a report of an assault at the OVO Hydro, Glasgow around 10.55pm on Thursday, January 19.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

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