Glasgow boxing contest at Emirates Area cancelled amid studies of firearm at venue


A global boxing competitors in Glasgow was cancelled after studies of a firearm discovered within the constructing.

Police had been known as to the Emirates Area on London Street after the alarm was raised round 1pm on Saturday whereas the MTK World Lonsdale Field Cup was happening.

Uniformed officers attended and carried out a search of the venue, nevertheless no weapon was discovered, the Each day Report studies.

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Regardless of that being the case, the choice was taken to name off the three-day occasion, which had been touted as a prestigious beginner event attracting fighters from throughout the globe.

A Police Scotland spokesperson stated: “Round 1pm on Saturday, 25 June, officers obtained a report of a firearm on the Emirates Area, London Street, Glasgow.

“Uniformed officers attended and searched the realm nevertheless there was no firearm recovered.

“Following dialogue with occasion organisers and safety, police monitored the cancellation of the occasion from a distance.”

The 2022 version of the Field Cup was because of happen from Friday to Sunday.

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It has beforehand taken place in Cumbria however headed to Glasgow this yr in a bid to showcase ‘the perfect beginner boxers’ in an even bigger venue.


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