Cops seek help of 12 people in investigation into stadium clash

Cops seek help of 12 people in investigation into stadium clash
A Vietnamese fan wipes blood on his head after scuffles between fans during the first leg of the Suzuki Cup 2014 semi-final match between Vietnam and Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.

SHAH ALAM: Twelve individuals are being sought by police to facilitate investigations into a scuffle that erupted at the Shah Alam Stadium during the closing stages of the AFF Suzuki Cup first-leg semi-final tie between Malaysia and Vietnam on Sunday night.

Selangor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah said he hoped that with the assistance of the 12 individuals, police are able to wrap up investigations soon.

"The public can also contact the investigating officer ASP Chang Sing Kong at 016-7733336 or ASP Mohd Amirul Abdullah at 012-4748870.

"We would like to wrap up the investigation. So we really need the help from the media, as well as the men we're currently trying to track down," he said at a press conference Tuesday.

He also urged the public to contact the nearest police station should they any information on the individuals' whereabouts.

A section of Vietnamese football fans was allegedly hurt on Sunday by a group of Malaysian supporters. Police have reported several incidences of violent clashes between local and foreign supporters at the Shah Alam Stadium during the Malaysia-Vietnam.

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