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Attempted murder charge after Wellington stabbing

St John Street, Wellington
Image caption The victim suffered potentially life-changing injuries during the attack in Wellington

A man has been charged with attempted murder after an 18-year-old was stabbed.

The man was left with potentially life-changing injuries after the attack in St John Street in Wellington, Telford, at 02:55 GMT on Friday.

Mubasher Mehmood, 24, of Windsor Road, Wellington, has been charged with attempted murder, dangerous driving and possession of an offensive weapon.

He appeared at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court on Monday.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Shrewsbury Crown Court on 27 January.

Image copyright West Mercia Police
Image caption Police want to speak to Yasar Mehmood (pictured) in connection with the stabbing

An 18-year-old man, detained on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder, has been released on police bail.

West Mercia Police is "keen to speak to" Yasar Mehmood, 33, also of Windsor Road in the town, in connection with the incident.

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