Detectives investigating fatal stabbing appeal for help to find missing jacket

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a Stoke-on-Trent man are appealing for information about a missing jacket linked to their inquiries.

28-year-old Anas Chergat was found with stab injuries in Josiah Wedgwood Street in Etruria around 2.40am on Friday 23 August.

Emergency services attended the incident but Anas died at the scene.

A khaki/black jacket, with two pockets on the chest, which is of interest to officers, is believed to have been left in the Etruria area in the early hours of 23 August.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dash-cam footage is asked to ring 101 quoting incident number 52 of 23 August. Information and footage can be uploaded, anonymously if required, via this  link: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/STAFFS19F16-PO1

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