Appeal to identify men involved in football match brawl

Do you recognise these men?

Friday, November 29, 2019

The Metropolitan Police are looking for 10 men linked to a pre-football match fight where groups threw glass bottles, bricks and concrete slabs.

The clash happened before a match between Tottenham Hotspur and Dutch team AFC Ajax on April 30, as supporters from both sides made their way down Tottenham High Road.

Officers initially separated the groups but they came together at the junction of High Road and Brereton Road and a fight broke out at around 7:15pm.

Four men who travelled to the game from the Netherlands have already been sentenced for their involvement and eight further individuals have been identified by police.

But the force is now appealing for help in identifying 10 more men they would like to speak to.

Detective Matt Simpson from the Met’s Public Order Investigation Team, said: “I would urge anyone with information on the identity of these individuals to come forward and assist us with our enquiries.

“Officers faced unacceptable levels of violence before this football match, with groups of men arming themselves with bricks and bottles.

“We have made a number of identifications already but we are now appealing for the assistance of the public in identifying the remainder.”

Anyone who recognises the men pictured is asked to call the Public Order team directly on 0208 2469386 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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