Man admits having a knife in incident near Shifnal

By Rob Smith | Shifnal | Crime | Published:

A man has admitted to having a knife in an incident in 2018.

Neil Cornelius Shevlin, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of affray and one of having a bladed article on Wednesday, the day he was due to go on trial.

It relates to an incident at Village Road in Norton, near Shifnal, on October 4 of 2018.

Shevlin will be sentenced for the offences he pleaded to on February 21.

Judge Anthony Lowe had been due to hear the trial at Shrewsbury Crown Court on Wednesday.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.

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