Man is jailed over Telford Tesco knife incident

A man has been jailed after shop staff in Shropshire were confronted by a man with knife.

Keiran McConnell, 35, of no fixed address, admitted charges of theft and possession of a knife in a public place.

He was jailed for eight weeks by magistrates in Telford.

The incident took place in a Tesco store in Madeley on Wednesday evening when workers overpowered a man brandishing a knife.

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