Sale Metrolink platform attack: CCTV image released

A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to question over an assault on a Metrolink platform which left the victim critically ill.

The 51-year-old man, who was travelling from Manchester, was attacked after he left a tram at Sale on Saturday night.

Police found him shortly afterwards and he was taken to hospital, where he was moved to intensive care.

The southbound Metrolink platform was closed as police carried out further investigations.

Det Insp Julia Bowden from Trafford CID said: "We are still trying establish what happened that night and we are very keen to speak to the man in the image taken from the Metrolink."

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