Victim critical after attack outside Small Heath mosque
- 1 June 2012
- From the section Birmingham & Black Country
A 22-year-old man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being attacked outside a Birmingham mosque.
West Midlands Police said they were called to the junction of Somerville Road and St Oswalds Road in Small Heath at about 14:30 BST.
Police said the man had suffered serious head injuries and was in hospital in a critical condition.
Officers cordoned off the area and worshippers for Friday Prayers were diverted from the scene.
Police were talking to witnesses and said they were treating the incident as a case of serious disorder.
Police also said the mosque authorities were co-operating with officers.