Tesco stabbing: plea for witnesses

October 04 2018
Tesco stabbing: plea for witnesses

POLICE are appealing for help in tracing three people as they continue to investigate a stabbing at the Tesco Extra supermarket in Eastville.

One man, aged 43, was seriously injured and a 27-year-old man was also hurt in the incident at the Eastgate store.

Police have issued an appeal for the three people captured on the store’s CCTV to come forward or for anyone who recognises them to get in touch.

An Avon and Somerset police spokesperson said: “Do you recognise the three people pictured here? We believe they may be able to help us with our enquiries.”

Anyone who recognises any of the three people should call 101 and quote crime reference number 5218 195 572.

Two men have been arrested and charged over the incident, which happened at around 6.30pm on August 31.

Naveed Hussain, 35, of St Mark’s Road, Easton, has been charged with two counts of causing grievous bodily harm and one of affray.

Razwan Hussain, 34, also of St Marks Road, has been charged with two counts of wounding with intent to cause GBH, affray, possessing an offensive weapon and dangerous driving.

They have been remanded in custody to appear before Bristol Crown Court on October 5.

Two other people arrested for assisting an offender have been released under investigation. A bladed weapon was recovered from the scene of the incident.

Police are also calling on anyone who witnessed the incident, has information or video footage to call them. Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

•Police have declined to confirm reports that an incident in which armed officers attended a cafe in Fishponds Road was connected to the investigation. They say they were acting on "credible intelligence" relating to a wanted man when they visited  Zyka on September 6 - but he was not found.

CCTV pic from Avon and Somerset police