Bourke St attack: More than $50k raised for ‘Trolley man’ who assisted police

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A crowdfunding campaign has raised tens of thousands of dollars for the man who heroically attempted to assist police with a shopping trolley during the Bourke Street mall attack.

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The man dubbed by the internet as “Trolley man” for attempting to ram a supermarket trolley into Bourke Street mall attacker Hassan Khalif Shire Ali has been identified as 46-year-old Michael Rogers.

Mr Rogers, who is believed to be homeless, has been hailed as a hero after video footage showed him attempting to assist police as the attacker lunged at them with a knife in Friday’s attack.

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