Oldham man charged after fight at Hollinwood tram stop

Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 15 July 2019

Detectives investigating an incident at Hollinwood tram stop on Thursday evening (11th July) have charged a 38-year old man in connection with it.

It was at around 5.35pm when reports came in of two people fighting on the platform with eye witnesses saying they believe a Stanley knife was involved.

The fight spilled down the stairs of the Metrolink stop with emergency service rushing to the scene.

When they arrived, they found a 36-year old man had suffered serious facial and eye injuries while another man had fled the scene.

38-year old Stephen Taylor, of Oldham Road in Failsworth, has now been accused of actual bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon in connection with the incident.

He’s due to appear before Magistrates in Tameside on Monday (15th July).


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