POLICE are asking for mobile phone or dashcam footage of rioting in Govan during protests at an Irish Unity march last Friday evening.

Trouble flared as hundreds of protesters took to the streets around Govan Road and Govan Cross to disrupt a planned march organised by the James Connolly Flute Band.

Police Scotland said it has set up a confidential e mail address for people to send in footage to help officers identify those involved.

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An incidents room has been set up at Govan Police Station as enquiries continue.

Detective Inspector Kevin Gilmour, the officer leading the enquiry, said: “Since the events of Friday evening officers have been carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area and reviewing footage from public space CCTV.

“We are determined to identify as many people as possible who were involved and I am now appealing to the public who may have been in the area and captured the events to send it to us.

“The email address can be used to send moving footage from a mobile phone or dash-cam or photographs which may show someone involved.

“If you were in the area, please let us view the footage as it may be of more significance than you believe.”

Specialist officers in riot gear were deployed to deal with the violence as street bins were set alight.

Area Commander, Chief Inspector Shaheen Baber added: “I can re-assure our local communities that everything is being done by our officers to find out who was involved in the scenes we witnessed on the evening of Friday 30 August. By working together we can tackle such behaviour in our communities

“If anyone has any information that could assist the enquiry please contact any of our local officers in the Govan area,

Police said the e-mail address is OperationPindot@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Alternatively people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A Police Incident Vehicle will be parked during the week near to Govan Cross daily between 10 am to 3 pm for anyone to speak to officers directly.