Shropshire

Man cleared of attempted murder after Telford street stabbing

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Image caption Officers were called to Woollam Road, Telford, shortly before midnight on 14 April

A man accused of being involved in a street stabbing has been found not guilty of attempted murder.

Police launched an investigation after a 32-year-old man was stabbed in the chest in Woollam Road, Telford, on 14 April.

Mohammed Kabir Zaman, 27, from Victoria Square in Telford, was cleared by a jury at Stafford Crown Court on 31 August.

He was also found not guilty of wounding with intent and affray.

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Another man, 19-year-old Shaquil Sheamus Sultan, from Manor Road in Telford, had charges of attempted murder, wounding with intent and violent disorder dropped last month after prosecutors offered no evidence.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said two other men who had been arrested as part of their investigation were also released without charge.

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