Man charged with assaulting priest on Glasgow Orange parade

A man has appeared in court charged with assaulting a Catholic priest as an Orange Order parade passed his church.

Thursday, 26th July 2018, 7:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th July 2018, 8:09 pm

The incident happened outside St Alphonsus Church in Glasgow on July 7 when Canon Tom White was speaking to parishioners.

Police Scotland launched an investigation and Bradley Wallace was arrested on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old from Uddingston, South Lanarkshire, appeared at a private hearing in Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday charged with assault.

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He made no plea in relation to the charge and the case was continued for further examination.

Wallace was released on bail with a further court appearance to be set.