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Tottenham fan, was assaulted, after he was mistaken by other Tottenham supporters as a Chelsea fan

Detectives investigating an unprovoked attack on a football fan following the Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea FA Cup semi-final match at Wembley have released images of his injuries as they appeal to the public for help in identifying the suspect. 

Michael Voller, a 23-year-old Tottenham fan, was assaulted, it is believed, after he was mistaken by other Tottenham supporters as a Chelsea fan. He was punched in the face, causing him serious injuries including a broken cheek-bone, eye-socket and skull.

Michael – who also previously worked at Tottenham Hotspur FC as a gardener at their training ground – was admitted to hospital on Saturday, 22 April and he has since been discharged. He continues to receive treatment but doctors are concerned that there may be lasting damage to his eyesight.

The incident happened at approximately 19:30hrs outside Moore Spice Indian restaurant on Engineers Way, near to Wembley Stadium. Michael, who was attending the match with a group of friends was walking past the restaurant, when he was identified and targeted by another group of Tottenham fans walking in the opposite direction. It is believed that one of the group has then mistaken Michael for a rival Chelsea supporter and punched him in the face, leaving him injured.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged in his early 20s and approximately 5ft 10ins tall. He was wearing a black hooded top or jacket.

Detective Constable James Robb, of Brent CID, the investigating officer, said: “This was a violent and unprovoked assault that has left a young man with some terrible injuries that could end up affecting him for the rest of his life.

“This kind of violence has absolutely no place at a football match, and I sincerely hope that those who were with the person responsible do the right thing by Michael, who is a fellow supporter and has supported Tottenham since he was a young boy.

“I’d appeal to all Spurs fans to think hard about whether they have any information about the person who did this. I’ve no doubt that there will be several people who know who did this and I would appeal to anyone with information to get in touch with us or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously.”

Anyone with information regarding the assault or the identity of the suspect should contact Brent CID on 020 8733 3737 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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