12 more allegedly identified in Millwall crowd trouble probe

Millwall FC shield outside the New Den.

Millwall FC shield outside the New Den.

The Met Police’s Operation Arrowtip inquiry into crowd trouble at Millwall’s Wembley semi-final game with Wigan has resulted in the arrest, identification or surrendering to police stations of 12 men since CCTV images of 17 faces were released to the media on Monday 22 April.

Detectives say they are continuing to investigate and follow up intelligence relating to the disorder amongst fans in the Millwall supporters area of the stadium on 13 April.

On Tuesday 23 April five men aged 34, 37, 49, 23 and 36 ‘surrendered themselves at police stations and were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.’ All have been bailed to return in mid-May return pending further inquiries.

On Wednesday 24 April four men aged 32, 27, 40 and 28 also presented themselves at police stations, were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and bailed pending further inquiries.

On Thursday 25 April three further men came forward, were arrested for the same offence and have been bailed.

Officers from Operation Arrowtip encourage anyone with information to contact the investigation team on 020 8246 0076 (not 24 hours); if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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