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Hunt for thug who punched a teenager after he asked him to turn his music down on a train  

Hunt for ‘thug who punched a teenager in the head’ after he asked him to turn his music down on a train

  • Police claim a man punched teen, 19, in the back of the head on Melbourne train 
  • It is alleged the man punched the teen after he asked him to turn his music down 
  • Incident occured on the Frankston rail line at about 2.30pm August 30 this year 

A thug who allegedly punched a teenager in the head after he asked him to turn his music down on a Melbourne train is being hunted by police.

The 19-year-old man was on the Frankston line on August 30 when another man playing music on a Bluetooth speaker boarded at Bentleigh at 2.30pm.

When the teenager asked the man to turn the volume down, he allegedly punched him in the back of the head, police said. 

A man (pictured) who allegedly punched a teenager in the head after he asked him to turn his music down on a Melbourne train is being hunted by police

The man then exited the train at Glenhuntly as the teen travelled to the city to report the incident to police.  

The alleged offender is described as of Caucasian in appearance, between 25 – 35 years of age, and wearing a red checked long sleeve shirt and dark coloured cap on backwards.

Detectives from the Transit Crime Investigation Unit are investigating the incident and have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with police enquiries.

Police urge anyone who witnessed the alleged assault to contact Crime Stoppers.

The man  exited the train at Glenhuntly station (pictured) as the teenager reported the incident to police 

The man exited the train at Glenhuntly station (pictured) as the teenager reported the incident to police 

 

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