North West Metro Regional Crime Squad detectives have charged a Werribee woman following last Friday’s protest in Melbourne’s CBD.
Investigators executed a number of search warrants and arrested a 29-year-old woman on Sunday after she allegedly kicked a police horse.
The Werribee woman has been charged with animal cruelty and bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 23 March.
Detectives are still investigating several other incidents that occurred at the protest.
Victoria Police have said they will continue to conduct proactive patrols and anyone who deliberately and blatantly breaches the Chief Health Officer’s (CHO) directions can expect a swift and strong police response.
Victoria Police have also stated that they will not hesitate to fine those who clearly and blatantly breach the CHO directions.
Anyone with information or footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at