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Suspect charged with attempted murder after man critically injured in stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed and critically injured on a busy high street.

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Osama Adam will appear at Birmingham Crown Court in July after being charged with attempted murder, possession of a knife and possession of an offensive weapon following the stabbing on Erdington High Street on June 20.

A man was left with serious injuries and in a life-threatening condition in hospital following the incident, with Adam arrested at the scene.

The 31-year-old, of Johnson Road in Birmingham, appeared at Birmingham Magistrates on June 22 and will appear at Birmingham Crown Court on July 19.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "A man from Birmingham is to stand trial after he was charged with attempted murder.

"Osama Adam, 31, was charged following a stabbing in Erdington High Street on June 20.

"In addition to attempted murder, Adam, of Johnson Road, Birmingham, was also charged with possession of a knife and possession of an offensive weapon.

"Adam appeared before magistrates in Birmingham on June 22 and will appear again at Birmingham Crown Court on July 19."

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