'Egg Boy' released without charge

The Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" has been interviewed and released by police without charge, pending further investigations.

Will Connolly was whacked in the face by Senator Fraser Anning and taken to the ground after he slapped an egg on the independent MP's head in Melbourne on Saturday.

The 17-year-old's action came after the ultra-conservative Queensland senator said Muslim immigration contributed to the 50 deaths in the Christchurch massacres at two mosques last Friday.

Police confirmed the teen had been interviewed and released on yesterday afternoon, pending further investigation.

When asked if it appeared Victoria Police would lay charges against Will, his lawyer Peter Gordon said he had received "no indication" that would happen.

"But obviously police have got a job to do," he said.

"To use Will's own words, the police have been awesome."

Mr Gordon also confirmed his client would not pursue legal action against the Senator or his supporters who put him in a headlock.

The teen will also donate the money from an online crowdfunding campaign to the victims of the Christchurch mosque shooting.

Meanwhile, the Australian Greens have said they will try to suspend Senator Anning from Parliament until the election.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for the first time on Sunday joined the public condemnation of Anning.

Asked by a journalist what she thought of Anning's comments, she replied simply: "They're a disgrace."

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