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Shrewsbury stabbing: Man, 20, charged with robbery

By Ian Harvey | Shrewsbury | Crime | Published:

A 20-year-old Shrewsbury man has been charged with robbery and possessing a bladed article after another man was stabbed in Shrewsbury town centre.

The incident happened at about 8.30am on Monday near to Ravens Meadows and Castle Street.

A 53-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Police said the people involved were known to each other.

Luke Pritchard, of Copthorne Road, Shrewsbury, was due to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates Court this morning after being arrested yesterday.

Police say enquiries are on-going to trace a second suspect.

The Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford landed in the nearby Frankwell car park and a land ambulance and paramedic officer also attended.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said that one man, who had sustained serious injuries, had been airlifted to hospital for further treatment.

Any witnesses are urged to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 101s 250319.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

Ian Harvey

By Ian Harvey
@IanHarvey_Star

Shropshire Star Internet Editor based at the head office in Ketley, Telford

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