Michael Rogers used a shopping trolley to ram Hassan Khalif Shire Ali.
Michael Rogers has had a tough life, spending time in and out of jail over the last 20 years for petty crimes, as well as battling substance abuse. But now he’s been hailed as a national hero for using a shopping trolley to take on an attacker in Melbourne’s Bourke Street on Friday afternoon.
Melbourne's 'homeless hero' has one regret: that his grandmother didn't live to see him commit his selfless act.
Thousands donate to help a homeless man who tackled a Melbourne knife attacker using a trolley.
The humble homeless hero who helped police take down the Bourke Street terrorist has revealed the one regret about the selfless act that put his own life in danger.
A homeless man who used a shopping trolley to fend off a knife-wielding attacker as he stabbed at police in Melbourne has been unexpectedly rewarded by grateful citizens who had donated more than A$50,000 to help him.
A GoFundMe set up for the hero “trolley man” who thwarted a terrorist has already raised almost ten times its original target.