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Police units called to Dundee United stadium after overnight break-in

Damage has been sustained inside Dundee United’s stadium, Tannadice Park, following an overnight break-in.

Police units and a forensics team were dispatched to the stadium on the morning of Sunday, December 31 to assess the damage caused by the break-in.

The two police units entered the stadium from the George Fox Stand entrance, while a forensics team was stationed on Sandeman Street.

There was a break-in at Dundee United's stadium on Sunday, December 31, 2023.
There was an overnight break-in at Tannadice Park at around 12:20am on Sunday December 31, 2023 / Photo: Icon Sport

A police spokeswoman said: “Around 12:20am on Sunday December 31, 2023, we were made aware of damage to a premises on Tannadice Street, Dundee.

“Officers attended and inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.”

Dundee United’s last game at Tannadice Park was a 3-0 win against Partick Thistle in the Scottish Championship on Friday, December 29, 2023.


Will Murray

Freelance football journalist. Experience writing for When Saturday, Comes, Goalkeeper.com, Elite Scholars and Total Football Analysis. Recently finished an MA in Sport Journalism at the University of Brighton. Long-time season ticket holder at the two-time European Champions Nottingham Forest.

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