28 Nov 2016

Women pushed onto Melbourne train tracks

2:29 pm on 28 November 2016

A 47-year-old man who allegedly pushed four women, including three aged in their 70s and 80s, onto train tracks in Melbourne has been charged with attempted murder and making threats to kill.

Glenhuntly station, Melbourne

Glenhuntly station, Melbourne Photo: Screenshot / Google Maps

In all, five women were attacked at Glenhuntly Railway station in the city's south-east about 11am on Sunday.

The three older women were taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

They suffered "suspected fractures, possible hip fractures and head injuries," Sergeant Jason Venturoni said.

The other women, aged 25 and 36, suffered minor injuries.

The man charged, from Carnegie, allegedly tried to stab a woman's handbag before attacking the five women.