Birmingham stabbing accused appears in court

A 34-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Birmingham at the weekend.

Neville Duke, of Kenrick Croft, Castle Vale, appeared before magistrates in Birmingham and was remanded in custody.

A 36-year-old man remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital after suffering multiple stab wounds, police said.

He was injured on Kendrick Avenue in the Shard End area of the city at 18:30 on 8 December.

Mr Duke is due to appear at the city's crown court on 3 January.

A 21-year-old man arrested on Sunday over the incident has been released on bail, pending further inquiries, while another man was released without charge.

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