Birmingham & Black Country

Mohamoud Elmi charged with mosque police knife attack

A man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a police officer in a knife attack at a mosque.

Mohamoud Elmi, 32, of Ward End Hall Grove, Birmingham also faces a second attempted murder charge and one count of wounding.

Mr Elmi was arrested late on 15 June following a knife attack during evening prayers at a mosque on Washwood Heath Road, Ward End.

He was remanded in custody at Birmingham Magistrates' Court.

He is due to appear at the city's crown court later this month.

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