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Bourke Street 'Trolleyman' Wanted By Police

A homeless man hailed Melbourne's "trolleyman" is wanted over a string of burglaries and breaching his bail conditions.

Michael Rogers, 46, used a shopping trolley to ram Hassan Khalif Shire Ali as police tried to disarm the Somali-born radical in last Friday's Bourke Street terror attack.

But a week later, police are on Mr Rogers' trail over criminal matters.

"Police are seeking the whereabouts of a 46-year-old man of no fixed address in relation to a number of recent burglaries in the Melbourne CBD and St Kilda areas and breach of bail conditions," the force said in a statement on Thursday night.

More than $143,000 has been donated by the community to help Mr Rogers since Saturday.

The National Homeless Collective, who set-up the fundraiser, states the money will be held in a trust fund for him and an accountancy firm has offered to oversee it and give financial advice.

“I’m gonna share it around. I’ve already told the Salvos, I’ll take a select few out to restaurants - I’ll pay for everything,” he said.

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