Man charged with Aldi stabbing in an attempted robbery of shopping off older man

Thieves tried to take a pensioners shopping off him as he made his way to his car.

During the altercation the man was stabbed and he was taken to the hospital.

On Tuesday 10 January 2023, at around 4:25pm, GMP officers responded to reports of a stabbing at an Aldi car park on Heywood Way in Salford.

A 62-year-old man was then taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Greater Manchester Police can now confirm a man has been charged in relation to this incident.

Kayden Worthington (02/01/2003) of no fixed abode has been charged with attempted murder.


Worthington has been remanded into police custody and is due to appear at Manchester Magistrates Court on Saturday 14 January 2023.

The remaining three suspects have been conditionally bailed pending further enquiries.

Salford detectives arrested a fourth person in connection with this incident.

All four people; a 42-year woman, a 20-year man and two 17-year-old males have all been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder and the attempted murder of the victim and remain in custody for further questioning.

Detective Sergeant Gareth Bannister of GMP’s Salford District said: “I would like to reassure the public first and foremost that this is an isolated incident, and our officers are leaving no stone unturned to locate the suspect in question.

“Our officers will remain in the local area to conduct further enquiries this evening and we have an increased number of patrolling officers across the centre of Salford to provide further reassurance to our community.

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