Footage shows aftermath of sickening football fan street fight in Dundee that left teen in hospital


New footage showing the aftermath of a shocking street brawl between football fans in Dundee has emerged.

The clip shows the scenes in the city’s Hilltown following a major fight beween thugs on Saturday night.

Dundee Live told on Monday how Police Scotland have launched a major probe into the shocking scenes after a teen suffered a serious head injury in the pitched battle.

The 17-year-old was rushed to Ninewells Hospital for emergency treatment following the incident that happened at 7.20pm on Saturday.

Officers confirmed on Wednesday morning that no arrests have yet to be made and they are still hunting for those involved.

The new clip shows police cars locking down the area around the Hilltown’s junction with Alexander Street.

Officers are seen speaking to fans in the area with a large group of young men congregating in the background.

Two other clips showed two groups of men fighting on a pavement and in the road.



The new clip shows the scenes in the city’s Hilltown following a major fight beween thugs on Saturday night.

It is not known what started the flare-up but one fan can clearly be seen lying face down in the road after being struck.

Two clips from the fight appeared on the Scotland REbreak News Facebook page.

It is unclear which fans were involved in the shocking scenes. Dundee FC played Aberdeen in the city earlier in the day. The match ended in a 2-2 draw. Dundee United were away to Hibs in Edinburgh.

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Football fans brought a Dundee street to a halt with a huge brawl
Football fans brought a Dundee street to a halt with a huge brawl



A bus and cars were forced to stop during the fight.

At the start of the footage, taken from a window of a nearby flat, a bus and number of cars are forced to stop as the fight spills onto the road.

About 30 fans were involved in the melee that moves from the pavement onto waste ground nearby.

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Thugs rain punches down on one another throughout the shocking clip, with several of the yobs seen kicking those already on the ground.

At the end of the clip a group can be seen gathering around the stricken fan who was left face down prior to an ambulance being called.

Police Scotland have since appealed for information following the incident.



A teenager suffered a serious head injury in the fight that was caught on film.
A teenager suffered a serious head injury in the fight that was caught on film.

They confirmed that the teen suffered a serious head injury and was rushed to Ninewells Hospital for emergency treatment.

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And they are hunting a man, believed to be in his later thirties or early forties, in connection with the incident.

A force spokesman said: “A 17-year-old man was assaulted following a disturbance between a large group at around 7.20pm on Saturday, April 2, 2022 in Alexander Street near to the junction with Hilltown.

“He suffered a head injury and was taken to Ninewells Hospital for treatment.”



The footage shows two groups of men battling on a pavement and in the road close to the Hilltown’s junction with Alexander Street.

Police Constable Matthew Rhind of Downfield Police Station added: “We are keen to trace a man aged late thirties to early forties, heavy build, wearing black Adidas trainers, dark blue jeans, a black waist length rain jacket with a hood, a black snood , heavy set face with receding thinning brown hair.”

“We are reviewing CCTV footage in the area and I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the assault or who may have dash-cam footage, and has not yet spoken to us as yet, to contact us as soon as possible.”

“Anyone with any information should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 3089 of April 2, 2022.”

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