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Sutton Coldfield man charged over Shropshire stabbing

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Image caption A man was found with stab wounds in Castlefields, Oswestry, on 23 January

A man has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder following the stabbing of a man in Shropshire.

Police said the victim was found with "serious stab wounds" in Castlefields, Oswestry, at about 20:00 GMT on 23 January.

Luke Adam Cross, 22, of Mount View, Sutton Coldfield, was arrested on Wednesday and also faces one count of making threats to kill.

A 19-year-old man from Wrexham remains in police custody.

He has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

Mr Cross, who faces a further charge of threatening to cause criminal damage, has been remanded to appear at Shrewsbury Crown Court on Monday.

Det Insp Mark Jones, leading the investigation, asked witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

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