Man arrested and charged over Patrick Harvie alleged abuse
Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with alleged homophobic abuse directed at Scottish Green co-leader Patrick Harvie.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Following a report of homophobic comments, a 59-year-old man has been arrested and charged. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”
The alleged incident happened in Rutherglen at the launch of the party’s by-election campaign.
The MSP was taking part in a TV interview at the time.