Cops allegedly bitten, punched at MCG

The officer was allegedly bitten by a 21-year-old man who became aggressive while he was being led out of the ground after being found drunk at the food stall. Police also sprayed a 36-year-old man with capsicum spray and arrested him after he allegedly punched a police officer who approached him about urinating outside the hallowed sports ground.In addition, a 19-year-old woman is expected to be charged in relation to an alleged assault near the entry gates before the Dreamtime game even began. However, the trouble wasn’t limited to the stands. Two men were ejected from the game and charged $363 each for running on the playing field at quarter time. Victoria Police blamed “pre-loading” fans attending the game drunk for the “disappointing” unruly behaviour of the crowd.Inspector Jamie Templeton said the disruptive behaviour ruined the night for the vast majority of fans who were well behaved.“(It) was disappointing to see so many spectators engage in disruptive behaviour last night,” he said.“We did see what appeared to be higher levels of alcohol consumption and aggression. It was noticeable that ‘pre-loading’ of alcohol prior to the game was significant in contributing to more incidents of poor crowd behaviour than usual.”Inspector Templeton said police would be investigating alcohol consumption at the MCG and could possibly limit the supply of alcohol at the venue. Police say the raucous behaviour continued after the game, with an alleged assault outside the venue at 10.40pm in which three men were injured. A football fan was allegedly attacked with a didgeridoo in a ferocious attack following the Dreamtime clash.Police are investigating the incident on the footpath between the MCG and Birrarung Marr in which one man was hospitalised for non-life threatening injuries. In footage captured by an onlooker, the man is knocked to the ground after being hit in the head with a didgeridoo.

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