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Appeal to identify men following fight after Leicester City vs Aston Villa game

Updated: Jun 13, 2022

An investigation into a large fight in Leicester city centre is continuing – and detectives are appealing for help to identify a number of men.

It happened in New Walk following the Leicester City versus Aston Villa game on Saturday 23 April.

To date, 11 men – supporters of both teams – have been arrested in connection with the incident and have been released on bail while enquiries continue. However a number of men believed to have been involved have not been identified.

Those pictured below are believed to be supporters of Leicester City:

***Update: 13/6/2022: Following the publication of this appeal on 10/6/2022, two of the men pictured have since been identified***

While those pictured below are believed to be supporters of Aston Villa:

Detective Constable Ahmed Dada, the investigating officer, said: “I’m appealing for public help to identify those men pictured as I believe they may have information about what happened and can assist with the ongoing investigation.

“If you recognise anyone and know who they are – or indeed you’re one of these men – then please get in touch. Any information you’re able to provide could help.”

You can pass on information by visiting and quoting reference 22*230490.

Alternatively call 101.


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