Police pay tribute to former Glasgow officer - who joined in 1946

Police have paid tribute to a former office - who joined the force in 1946 - following his death, aged 104.

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Police Inspector Grant attended the funeral of Percy Mann, a retired police officer, who had lived to become Scotland’s third oldest man.

He joined the City of Glasgow Police in 1946 and retired as a Sergeant from Strathclyde Police in 1976.

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During the recent lockdowns, Percy became a social media sensation, showing off his dance moves on TikTok along with his friends at Whitecraigs Care Home.

He even recalled himself to duty to go back on patrol in a police car.

Percy Mann joined the police in 1946.

Police Scotland posted on social media: “Our deepest condolences go to Percy’s family of 11 children, 20 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and his great-great grandchild.”