Images released after pot plants thrown at mounted police – Strike Force Seasoned

Strike Force Seasoned investigators have released images of four people they would like to identify after pot plants were thrown at mounted police officers during an unauthorised protest at the weekend.

Strike Force Seasoned was established by the Central Metropolitan Region in response to an unauthorised protest in Sydney’s CBD on Saturday (24 July 2021).

Between 1 – 2pm, near Town Hall on George Street, officers attached to the Mounted Unit came to the assistance of an officer during the protest.

The officers and horses were then struck by projectiles, including pot plants.

As part of ongoing investigations, police have today released images of four people who may be able to assist with inquiries.

The first man depicted is described as wearing a hat, sunglasses and what appears to be a purple scarf, with a grey/green coloured jacket, dark jeans and grey shoes.

A second man depicted is described as wearing sunglasses on top of his head, a black face mask, black jacket, grey shorts, black socks and grey shoes.

A third man depicted is described as wearing a dark-coloured cap, jumper, jeans and shoes, as well as a black face mask and carrying a black backpack.

A fourth man depicted is described as wearing a blue tracksuit and dark-coloured cap and shoes.

Anyone with information about the identity of the four men – or has mobile phone footage of the protest activity – is urged to contact Crime Stoppers through the online portal or by contacting 1800 333 000.

Investigators are following up every report, with 59 people charged and 151 PINS have been issued.

Police continue to appeal to the community to report suspected breaches of any public health order or behaviour which may impact on the health and safety of the community by contacting Crime Stoppers: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Seasoned investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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