Police seek public assistance to identify man hit by train

Police are appealing for public assistance to identify a man who remains in hospital after being hit by a train in Brunswick in early July.

It’s understood the man, believed to be around 65 to 75-years-old, was struck by a train between Royal Park and Jewell railway stations on Thursday, 7 July 2022.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives have made extensive enquiries in an attempt to identify the man however sadly more than a month later, he remains unidentified.

The man had no phone, wallet or cards on him at the time of the incident.

He has been able to mumble the names ‘Roy’ and ‘Ryan’ from Coburg. It is not clear whether he is referring to himself or someone he knows.

Police have issued a facial composite image in the hope someone may recognise him.

He is described as Caucasian, about 175cm tall and of medium build. He has a prominent mole below his left eye, no identifying scars and no tattoos.

It is unknown exactly what the man was wearing at the time of the incident in July, but this included black runners with white soles, black socks and a black belt.

Anyone who recognises the man or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link

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