Wolves v Blues: Men wanted by police over trouble at Molineux derby

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These men are wanted by police after trouble broke out at the Wolves v Blues derby match in February.

Officers have appealed for help identifying the men, who they say were involved in disorder which broke out during and after the Friday night tie at Molineux on Feburary 24.

So far 13 people have been arrested and a further 7 people have been questioned.

West Midlands Police is seeking the men pictured

The appeal was launched on Tuesday evening and by Wednesday lunchtime three out of the 25 suspects had been identified.

A 21-year-old man who was among those arrested after the 2-1 win for Birmingham City has already been charged with violent disorder.

Chief Inspector Nicolas Rowe, head of the Football Unit at West Midlands Police, said: "Our enquiries are on-going and we would urge anyone who witnessed this disorder, or anyone who can identify those involved, to contact us immediately with information.

"We'd like to remind everyone that although there was a small amount of disorder, the vast majority of fans were well-behaved and were there to enjoy the game.

"We would like to praise those fans and reassure them that action will be taken against those who were involved in the disorder that they will be actively pursued and where appropriate will be prosecuted and banning orders considered."

Anyone with information should contact the Football Unit by calling 101.

  • Louis Oliver of Outmore Road, Sheldon, Birmingham has been charged with violent disorder and bailed to appear at magistrates court in Walsall on April 7.
  • A 21-year-old Birmingham fan who had been arrested on suspicion of pitch invasion and two teenage Wolves fans who were arrested on suspicion of throwing missiles have been released from police bail and will face no further action.
  • Another 21-year-old and a 50-year-old arrested on suspicion of violent disorder were bailed until today.

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