Man charged over Birmingham city centre stabbing

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Police have charged a man over the stabbing of a woman in Birmingham city centre on Tuesday morning.

Asim Abdulrasul was detained shortly after the victim was found with injuries in Temple Row at around 9:50am. The 46-year-old from Coventry has now been charged with attempted murder and possessing a knife in public.

He’s was remanded into police custody and was set to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court yesterday (18th August). A force spokesperson said:

"A 26-year-old woman - who is known to the man - was taken to hospital. Fortunately, her injuries were not life-threatening and she's since been discharged. 

"We’d like to thank members of the public who bravely intervened and who we believe undoubtedly prevented her from suffering more serious injuries."


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