Hawthorn recruit Tyrone Vickery and former player accused of threats, extortion

Hawthorn recruit Tyrone Vickery and a former AFL player are being investigated for alleged extortion and threats, with police swooping on an inner-city tattoo parlour on Wednesday afternoon.

He was assisting detectives from the Melbourne crime investigation unit, a police spokesman said. The investigation is ongoing.

Hawthorn confirmed Vickery’s involvement.

“Hawthorn Football Club is aware that Ty Vickery is assisting police in an investigation,” a spokeswoman said.

“As the matter is under investigation the club will not be making further comment at this time.”

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