Police seeking witnesses following tram assault

Date published: 17 June 2024

Officers from Greater Manchester Police's Transport Unit are appealing for information following reports of a sexual assault on a tram travelling on the Ashton-bound service on Saturday, May 18.

At around 9.30pm, a female passenger was assaulted by a man while travelling on the service.

It is believed the man may have alighted at the Metrolink tram stop at the Etihad stadium, and may be local to the North Manchester area.

Officers have now released pictures of a man they would like to talk to, as it is believed he may be able to help with their enquiries.

Investigators are additionally hoping to locate two men who came to the aid of the woman following the incident, and have asked them to get in touch.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or via Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, quoting log 3594 of 18/05/24.

You can also report information on the GMP website here

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