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'Celtic threat' allegations: Men held in Aberdeen and Stamford

Two men have been detained over alleged online threats to senior members of staff at Celtic Football Club.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested after being detained in Aberdeen, and an 18-year-old man was also detained in Stamford, Linconshire.

The Strathclyde Police operation on Friday morning followed allegations of threats being posted on a social networking site.

The older man is believed to have been detained in Aberdeen's Cornhill area.

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