POLICE are investigating after a yob Morton fan threw a coin which hit an assistant referee during Tuesday might's friendly against St Johnstone.

The missile was thrown from the Cowshed during the game and the club are working with officers to identify the culprit from CCTV footage.

A club statement said: ​"Thankfully the official was not seriously injured.

"The incident has been reported to Police Scotland, and jointly we are working to identify the individual from CCTV imagery.

"The club will co-operate fully with Police Scotland in ensuring the strongest action available to us is taken against this individual.

"This type of behaviour is totally unacceptable and brings the club and our loyal support into disrepute.

"We will make a further statement once due process is exhausted."