Telford man, 60, charged with attempted murder, kidnap and stalking after woman stabbed

By Matthew Growcott | Telford | News | Published:

A 60-year-old Telford man appeared in court today charged with attempted murder, kidnap and stalking after a woman was stabbed.

Hartshill Park was closed off for much of Monday morning while investigations were carried out

Steven Carless, 60, of Ketley Park Road, Millennium Village, in Ketley, is also charged with affray and possession of a bladed article. He appeared at Kidderminster Magistrates Court today and was remanded in custody to appear at Shrewsbury Crown Court on November 18.

In the early hours of Monday, police responded to a report that a woman was being threatened by a man in Hadley Road in Oakengates, Telford. The nearby Hartshill Park was also closed off.

A woman in her 40s was treated by paramedics in Hartshill Park for “potentially serious” injuries consistent with knife wounds. Her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Matthew Growcott

By Matthew Growcott
Reporter - @MGrowcott_Star

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