A soccer hooligan who threw a trolley during a violent pitch invasion at an A-League football match is one of 18 people police are still hunting for from the violence in Melbourne at the weekend.
Police charged 10 more people overnight as fresh images and footage were released of the group that stormed the pitch when Melbourne Victory played Melbourne City at AAMI Stadium on Saturday.
One of the men police want to speak to was photographed throwing a trolley at the Melbourne derby on Saturday.Credit:Victoria Police
One man can be seen throwing a hand trolley on the pitch, while another threw buckets and other debris onto the field.
Operation Astute has now charged 13 people over the violence that exploded at the match, and Football Australia on Tuesday issued the first two, of what it expects to be many, life bans over the incident.
The governing body gave Melbourne Victory until 9am Wednesday to show it should not face serious sanctions over the crowd behaviour.
Those charged include four people who were allegedly behind serious assaults on the field and one who threw a flare at a cameraman.
A man police wish to speak to after a violent pitch invasion at the weekend.Credit:Victoria Police
A 23-year-old Craigieburn man was charged after he allegedly struck Melbourne City goalkeeper Tom Glover with a bucket full of sand.
One of the men police wish to speak to over the violence at the derby.Credit:Victoria Police
The man has been charged with violent disorder, discharge missile, intent to cause injury, recklessly cause injury, unlawful assault, entry to sporting competition space, disrupting a match, public nuisance and riotous behaviour.
Photo a police have released of a man they wish to speak to. Credit:Victoria Police
The keeper was concussed and required stitches to a cut on his head, following the violence on the field.
More to come.
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