Teen appears in court accused of two tram stop robberies last Friday
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A teenager has appeared in court charged with two tram stop robberies last Friday.
The 15-year-old boy from Wythenshawe - who cannot be named for legal reasons - was arrested on Monday (30 August) before being charged by detectives from GMP's City of Manchester South division.
He appeared at Manchester Magistrates' Court yesterday (Wednesday 1 September) accused of two counts of robbery and two counts of possession of a bladed article.
He has been further remanded in custody and is due to next appear at Manchester Crown Court (Crown Square) on Wednesday 8 September 2021.
On Friday 27 August officers were called to East Didsbury Metrolink stop following an attempted robbery. A similar incident was also identified at Trafford Bar.
A 17-year-old boy was left hospitalised with a suspected stab wound. He has since been discharged.