Jury in Burnley Marks and Spencer stabbing case discharged and new trial date set

The jury in the trial of a man alleged to have tried to kill two women Burnley's Marks and Spencer store has been discharged.

By Susan Plunkett
Tuesday, 8th February 2022, 2:49 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th February 2022, 2:50 pm

The manager of Marks Spencer in St James Street was wounded in the neck and a customer was stabbed in the arm on December 2nd, 2020.

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Munawar Hussain ( 58) formerly of Murray Street, Burnley, denies two counts of attempted murder.

Judge Nicholas Dean QC dismissed the jury at Manchester Crown Court for legal reasons. A new trial date of Wednesday, July 6th, has been set.

The jury in the trial of a man alleged to have tried to kill two women Burnley's Marks and Spencer store has been discharged.