Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Eleven fans charged over disorder after Edinburgh derby

Eleven men have been charged following a large disturbance after an Edinburgh derby.

Police were called to the Lothian Road and Bread Street areas on 11 August to deal with disorder between fans of Hearts and Hibs.

The arrested men, aged between 26 and 42, are from Edinburgh, West Lothian and East Lothian.

They were all due to appear at the city's sheriff court on Thursday and Friday.

Insp Gary Dickson said: "The disturbances that took place following August's derby match caused great alarm to local residents and patrons of the nearby businesses."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites