Mohammed Islam death: Boy, 14, charged with murder of Stockport restaurant owner

Tuesday 12th January 2021 23:00 GMT

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with numerous driving offences.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Mohammed Islam, 53, from Hyde, Tameside, was making a food delivery on Friday evening when the robbery occurred in Romiley.

He was taken to hospital but died on Sunday.

Mr Islam, also known as Nowab Miah, owned the Marple Spice restaurant in Marple, Stockport.

Detective Chief Inspector Liam Boden, of Greater Manchester Police, said: "As our investigation continues I would like to pay tribute to Mohammed's family who have shown such admirable bravery and dignity this week during the most tragic of circumstances imaginable.

"They and the local community have responded stoically in the last few days and we are doing all we can to support Mohammed's loved ones with specialist officers at this awful time.

"Our priority is to ensure they get the answers they are undoubtedly owed and we urge anyone with information or footage relating this incident to submit to our portal or to contact us via phone so we can ensure we ascertain the full details of this incident."

:: People with information can call 0161 856 9821 or 0161 856 9790 quoting log number 2499 of 08/01/2021. Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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