Victoria police release CCTV footage amid search for Melbourne man involved in St Kilda Tram assault


Desperate search for man who boarded a tram with a child before ‘abusing the driver and grabbing her by the throat’

  • A search is underway for a Melbourne man who assaulted a female tram driver
  • The man boarded the tram at Balaclava Train Station with a child on November 13
  • He allegedly became verbally abusive before grabbing tram driver by the throat
  • Vic Police release CCTV footage of the man on Thursday amid ongoing search


A search is underway for a man who boarded a tram with a young child before allegdly grabbing the female driver by the throat amid a tirade of abuse. 

The man boarded the tram at Balaclava Train Station in Melbourne at 4.40pm on  November 13 before allegedly becoming abusive.

As the tram approached St Kilda, the driver asked the passenger to get off after he became aggressive. 

Victoria Police released CCTV footage on Thursday of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries 

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 on Thursday of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries. 

Transit Crime detectives are currently investigating and urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online. 

The man boarded the tram at Balaclava Train Station in Melbourne at 4.40pm on November 13

 The man boarded the tram at Balaclava Train Station in Melbourne at 4.40pm on November 13

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