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Man accused of stabbing 'didn't ask any questions' when he picked up two machetes before attack

A man accused of viciously stabbing a man has told jurors "he didn't ask any questions" when he picked up two machetes before the attack.

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Myckel Betty, aged 21, and Joshua Francis, aged 23, are charged with wounding after a street fight in Ashmore Park in 2022 which left victim Jake Winters with life changing injuries.

Betty has previously pleaded guilty to possessing a machete and another count of wounding.

Betty, previously of Wolverhampton but who then moved to Stoke-on-Trent, gave evidence at Wolverhampton Crown Court as part of the case for the defence.