YORKSHIRE: A man has died after being stabbed while in a Middlesbrough restaurant.
The victim, Mazhar Ali, was stabbed inside Manjaros restaurant in Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough on Christmas Eve.
Cleveland Police said the 41-year-old, from Stockton, was taken to James Cook University Hospital suffering from a stab wound and was in a critical condition. Sadly, Mr Ali died today due to his injuries.
Officers were called to the incident in Manjaros restaurant on Linthorpe Road at 3.40pm yesterday.
The premises will not be open for the next few days.
A 20-yr-old man has been charged with murder and carrying an offensive weapon. He is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
**Man dies following stabbing in Middlesbrough Restaurant **
41-year-old Mazhar Ali from Stockton who was the victim of a stabbing inside Manjaros restaurant in Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough yesterday afternoon sadly died earlier today.
— Cleveland Police UK (@ClevelandPolice) December 25, 2017
The restaurant is popular with celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, Geordie Shore cast and Brit boxing legend Ricky Hatton.
Manjaros serves African and Caribbean food and was due to feed the homeless on Christmas Day.