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Police were called to Ibrox stadium when an islander was seen acting suspiciously.


Paul Simmonds of Stornoway banged on the door at the main entrance before walking round the concourse.


He then tried to break into a portacabin around 6am on July 9th.


Simmonds then tried to open a number of locked cars parked by the home of Rangers FC.


Rangers security staff alerted police who arrested the 43-year-old.


Simmonds pleaded guilty to two charges of attempting to open a lockfast place with intent to steal when he appeared from custody at Glasgow Sheriff Court.


He was sentenced to four months imprisonment.


The court heard he had just been released from jail on licence that same day and took a mix of Diazapam tablets and alcohol.










Islander jailed after Ibrox attempted break-in

10 August 2017