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Cops launch legal investigation after ex-Rangers star Nacho Novo attacked man in violent road brawl

Cops launch criminal investigation after ex-Rangers star Nacho Novo attacked man in violent street brawl


POLICE have launched a legal investigation into ex-Rangers star Nacho Novo’s violent East Kilbride road brawl.

The Spaniard, 40, was seen attacking a person in a stunning clip as he rained punches on him.

Nacho Novo’s road brawl is being probed by cops
The struggle came about in East Kilbride

The previous Gentle Blues striker ended up on the deck at one level throughout the rammy on Hunter Avenue within the Lanarkshire city late on Saturday evening.

And he regularly tried to get on the man as his buddies tried to desperately calm him down.

Cops have now confirmed they’re probing the struggle.


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A police spokesperson mentioned: “We’ve got not acquired any grievance concerning this incident which has been shared on-line, nevertheless we at the moment are finishing up a legal investigation and dealing to determine the circumstances.

“Any witnesses, or anybody with data which will help us ought to contact East Kilbride Police Workplace by way of 101 quoting incident quantity 3307 of March 9.”

We advised how Novo’s sickened sufferer mentioned he felt as if he was being assaulted by an “animal”.

He mentioned: “I simply couldn’t imagine it. He was like an animal — he had a menacing look in his eyes and was simply going for me.”

The sufferer mentioned he feared a case of mistaken id.

He added: “I believe he was arguing with a Celtic supporter additional down the road and thought I used to be with these lads, however I wasn’t.

“I’m positive he would have an interest to know I’m really a Rangers supporter.


“He was out with somebody who was like his bodyguard and the 2 of them have been simply going for it.

“I’m gutted about it as he’s an icon and I’ve spoken to him earlier than within the city.

“I’m placing it right down to consuming an excessive amount of, however he can’t simply go round doing that to folks. It’s harmful.”


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