Appeal to identify people after incidents at protests in Melbourne

Victoria Police continue to investigate a series of assaults on police officers and criminal damage following recent protests in Melbourne as part of Prime Taskforce.

Prime Taskforce has been established to investigate criminal offences committed at recent protests in Melbourne.

Detectives want to speak to five males in relation to incidents of assaults on police, criminal damage to police vehicles and incitement at the protest in Richmond on 18 September.

Police would also like to speak to another male in relation to an incident on the Westgate Bridge on 21 September, where a member of the public in their vehicle was spat on through the car window.

Police would also like to speak to several other males, in relation to incidents of criminal damage on police vehicles in Carlton on 21 September.

Investigators are urging anyone with information that may help identify these people, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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