Stabbing accused appears in Lincoln Crown Court

Capri Pizza was cordonned off by police as investigations continued
Capri Pizza was cordonned off by police as investigations continued

A Cleethorpes man charged in connection with an alleged stabbing near a Market Rasen takeaway appeared at Lincoln Crown Court this morning (Tuesday).

The incident is alleged to have happened near the Capri Pizza takeaway in King Street at about 5.40pm on April 17.

Lincolnshire Police said a 19-year-old man sustained stab wounds and was taken to Lincoln County Hospital but his condition was not thought to be life threatening.

The teenager was discharged from hospital the day after he was admitted and went to the home of a friend to recover.

Following the incident Mohammed Ibrahim, of Alexandra Road, Cleethorpes, was charged with an offence of causing grievous bodily 
harm.

Wearing a grey jumper Ibrahim, 25, spoke only to confirm his name during a five minute preliminary hearing at Lincoln Crown Court.

No pleas were entered and Judge John Pini QC adjourned the hearing for a plea and case management hearing at Lincoln Crown Court on July 17.

Ibrahim was remanded in to custody until his next court appearance.

Police said an 18-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident had been released on bail until May 6.

A 35-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the incident has been released without charge.