Sixteen football fans charged after Europa league qualifier
Police took 16 supporters of Aberdeen and Maribor FC into custody after an incident at a hotel.
A group of football fans have been charged by police following reports of a disturbance at an Aberdeen hotel.
Police took 16 Aberdeen and Maribor FC supporters into custody after a disturbance at the Holiday Inn Express on Chapel Street on Friday morning.
The men, aged from 19 to 41-years-old, are mostly from Eastern Europe and three are from the local area.
The reported incident in the early hours followed a Europa league qualifier at Pittodrie on Thursday.
Match commander Nick Topping said: "Police Scotland can confirm that a total of 16 males have been charged in connection with a minor disturbance in the Chapel Street area of Aberdeen in the early hours of this morning.
"This was a contained and isolated incident which posed no threat to any other members of the community, and no one was seriously injured.
"We would like to thank the public and media for their assistance with this matter."
The men are expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday, August 1.