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Six arrests after Aberdeen v Celtic game

A total of six people were arrested after the Aberdeen v Celtic game at Pittodrie on Friday.

A 34-year-old man was arrested in connection with an outstanding warrant and is expected to appear at Glasgow Sherriff Court on Monday.

A 15-year-old male was arrested for offensive behaviour and resisting arrest and a 16-year-old male was arrested for offensive behaviour.

Three men were arrested outside the stadium in connection with assault.

The men, aged 29, 28 and 27, and all from Glasgow, are expected to appear at Aberdeen Sherriff Court on Monday.

Majority well-behaved

Police said the two teenagers will be reported to the relevant authorities.

Match Commander Supt Innes Walker said: "The vast majority of fans from both football clubs followed the advice given and conducted themselves appropriately.

"The policing operation was assisted by specialist resources including the horses, the dog unit and roads policing and we appreciate the support of the overwhelming majority of fans and members of the public in allowing the Friday night game to be enjoyed and pass safely."

Celtic won the match 3-1.

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