Three teenagers have been charged in connection with an attempted murder in Chadderton.

The 15-year-olds,who cannot be named for legal reasons,will appear at Tameside Magistrates’ Court this morning after they were remanded in custody.

Two have been charged with attempted murder,assault and attempted assault.The third has been charged with section 18 assault and attempted section 18 assault.

A 49 year old man was attacked as he got off a tram at Freehold Metrolink stop two weeks ago and waswas then subjected to a sustained, unprovoked attack after being knocked unconscious.Fortunately a tram travelling in the opposite direction saw the ongoing assault and the driver stopped to intervene, as well as passengers.

Officers released CCTV to the media and public in a bid to get more information about the incident.


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