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Sale Metrolink platform attack leaves man badly injured

Category: England

Published: 8th May 2012 14:08:56

A man was left critically injured after being attacked at a Metrolink station in Cheshire.

The 51-year-old man, who was travelling from Manchester, was attacked after he left a tram at Sale at about 23:00 BST on Saturday.

Police found the victim unconscious on the platform. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition, police said.

A man, 27, handed himself in to police on Monday in relation to the incident.

He was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed until 12 June pending further inquiries.

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