Man wanted in connection with Church Stretton stabbing

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A man was stabbed during an attack in Church Stretton.

Police are appealing for help in locating a man in connection with a serious wounding that took place at an address on Cunnery Road in Church Stretton on Sunday.

Andrew Leslie, aged 50 is wanted in connection with the wounding of a 30 year old man from the around 11.30pm on Sunday evening.

The victim has been treated for his injuries and they are not considered life threatening.

Andrew Leslie is white, 5’ 8” tall, slim build with fair and unkempt hair who speaks with a local accent.

Detective Sergeant Mal Normandin said: “Leslie, who left the address following the incident and has not been seen since and we are making concerted efforts to trace him at a number of associated addresses and locations.

“We believe that Leslie is still in the Shropshire area and possibly sleeping rough. While we would like the public to report any sightings of him we would ask that he isn’t approached but that you call Shrewsbury CID via 101 immediately please and quote 22/49599/21.”

“Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.”

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