Fifth arrest made in connection with death of Mohammed Islam
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A fifth teenager has been arrested in relation to the death of Mohammed Islam, who was hit by his own car in Stockport in January.
An 18-year-old man was arrested in Hyde earlier today (Tuesday 2 March) on suspicion of conspiracy to steal and remains in custody for questioning.
Previously two 18-year-old boys were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal and have since been released on bail.
A 14-year-old boy has already been charged with Mohammed's murder and is next due to appear at Manchester Crown Court (Crown Square) on Monday 5 July 2021.
A second 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion with murder and has since been bailed with conditions.
Just after 9pm on Friday 8 January 2021, 53-year-old Mohammed Islam was struck by his own car following a robbery in the Romiley area.
Mohammed was taken to hospital where he sadly died on Sunday 10 January.
Anyone with information is asked to get in touch with police.
Information and images can be submitted directly via the Major Incident Public Portal here: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/06GMP20S31-PO1
Or, you can call 0161 856 9821 or 0161 856 9790 quoting log number 2499 of 08/01/2021. Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.