Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Hunt for Intimidating 'Staring' Man after Woman Followed from Tram

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Hunt for Intimidating 'Staring' Man after Woman Followed from Tram

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POLICE are investigating after a tram passenger 'stared' at a woman and followed her off the platform.

The 35-year-old victim was waiting for a tram at Milnrow when she was approached by a man at around 7am on Friday.

He did not speak, but he stared at the woman continuously, police said. The woman got on the tram and the man sat close to her, continuing to stare.

She pretended to get off the tram at Oldham King Street as she became to feel threatened.

The man left the carriage and she continued to the next stop before returning to Oldham King Street.

But she noticed the man was on the opposite side of the platform and he started to follow her onto George Street, in Oldham town centre.

The woman ran into a shop and called police.

Police say they have also had reports of a 16-yearold girl saying she was targeted in a similar way. …

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