Desperate search for man who boarded a tram with a child before ‘abusing the driver and grabbing her by the throat’
- A man from Melbourne is wanted who assaulted a female tram driver
- The man boarded the tram at Balaclava . train station with a child on November 13
- He reportedly became verbally abusive before grabbing the tram driver by the throat
- Vic Police released CCTV footage of the man during an ongoing search on Thursday
A search is underway for a man who boarded a tram with a young child before allegedly grabbing the female driver by the throat amid a tirade of abuse.
The man boarded the tram at Melbourne’s Balaclava train station at 4.40pm on November 13 before allegedly getting abusive.
As the tram approached St Kilda, the driver asked the passenger to get out after he became aggressive.
Victoria Police released CCTV footage of a man they believe could assist with their investigation on Thursday
The man then went to the front of the tram where he reached through the driver’s window and allegedly grabbed the woman by the throat.
Victoria Police released CCTV footage of a man they believe could assist with their investigation on Thursday.
Transit Crime Detectives are currently investigating and are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333,000 or file a report online.
The man boarded the tram at the Balaclava train station in Melbourne at 4.40 pm on November 13