Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson 'attacked' by fan
The club's owner was allegedly assaulted in a stairwell after derby defeat to Dundee.
A football fan has been charged after Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson was allegedly assaulted.
The attack is said to have happened in a stairwell in Dens Park following the Dundee v Dundee United derby on Wednesday evening.
Thompson was allegedly shoved to the floor while his shocked wife and son watched on before being escorted into the Dundee boardroom.
United lost 2-1 to their rivals in the second round of the League Cup.
A Dundee United spokesman said: "While shocked and upset at the incident, the chairman did not require any medical treatment.
"He remains deeply disappointed that his wife and son had to witness the incident."
A Police Scotland spokesman added: "A 24-year-old man was charged with assaulting a 51-year-old man at Dens Park, Dundee, immediately after the Betfred Cup match between Dundee and Dundee United.
"The victim was not injured."