Posted: 4 March, 2014
Sydney men arrested over A-League brawl in Melbourne
Three Sydney men have been arrested over an A-league brawl between wanderers and Victory fans in Melbourne.
More than 100 people were involved in the violent clash after a match back in December.
Police raided three properties this morning in Sydney arresting a 27-year-old and two men aged 22 who are now being questioned.
Vic Police Official Statement
Police have this morning arrested three NSW soccer supporters following an alleged brawl outside a licensed premises between rival fans in Bourke Street, Melbourne, on 28 December.
Victorian detectives, with support from NSW police, executed a number of search warrants at residential addresses in NSW just after 6am.
The premises targeted included addresses in Fitzgerald Crescent at Strathfield, Lupton Place at Horningsea Park and Lockheed Street at Raby.
Three people have since been arrested and are currently assisting police with their enquiries.
Those arrested include a 22-year-old Strathfield man, a 27-year-old Horningsea Park man and a 22-year-old Raby man.
Police have also this morning spoken with two teenagers in relation to the incident who have been formally cautioned.
Police have previously charged seven other men – six from Victoria and one from New South Wales – in relation to the incident and Melbourne Recidivist Tasking Unit members are continuing to investigate.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au.
Earlier On Triple M
Disturbing footage has surfaced of Sydney and Melbourne soccer fans brawling on Bourke Street after a match.