Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Stockport have made a further arrest

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Just after 9pm on Friday 8 January 2021, 53-year-old Mohammed Islam, was struck by his own car following a robbery in Romiley, Stockport.

Mohammed was taken to hospital where he sadly died on Sunday 10 January 2021. 

Today (Wednesday 20 January) a 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder and conspiracy to commit theft. He remains in custody for questioning.

Chief Inspector Liam Boden of GMP’s Major Incidents Team said: “This was a tragic incident and my thoughts remain with Mohammed’s family and friends as they try to come to terms with their devastating loss.

“Whilst we have made a further arrest, this investigation is still ongoing and I would urge anyone with information about what happened to get in touch with police as soon as you can.”

Information and images can be submitted directly via the Major Incident Public Portal here:

Or, you can call 0161 856 2450 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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