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Handsworth man charged with seven counts of sexual assault

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Dauda Kamara will appear at Dudley Magistrates Court on Wednesday Credit: West Midlands Police

A 45-year-old former care-worker has been charged in connection with seven cases of serious sexual assault.

Dauda Kamara, from Handsworth, will appear at Dudley Magistrates Court on July 23rd on one charge of rape and six counts of sexual assault.

It is believed the offences took place whilst Mr Dauda was employed by a private company.

Pictures: Seven-year-old dragged under car for 50 feet

Scene of the collision Credit: BPM Media

A seven-year-old boy is said to have been dragged under a car for 50 feet in a collision on Niveveh Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, early yesterday morning.

His five-year-old brother was catapulted onto a car bonnet, and the impact left the windscreen of the car cracked.

A seven-year-old boy was dragged under a car for 50 feet Credit: BPM Media

It's believed to have happened as the children were walking to school.

Eyewitness Jaz Rasul, who owns the Nine Food Store on the corner of Nineveh Road and Victoria Road, said:

“I heard screams and walked out of my shop to find the mother lying across the pavement and I could see the toddler on the bonnet of the car."

The crash scene yesterday morning Credit: BPM Media

The seven-year-old boy is being treated at Birmingham Children’s Hospital for multiple injuries, including a serious head injury.

Police said his mum, 33, suffered a suspected fractured shoulder, and a five-year-old boy was being treated for a minor head injury. An 11-year-old girl suffered cuts and bruises, and two boys aged nine and 13 have since been given the all clear.

The seven-year-old boy is being treated at Birmingham Children’s Hospital for multiple injuries, including a serious head injury. Credit: BPM Media

The driver of the car was uninjured, but shaken following the incident.

Police said she was helping them with their inquiries.

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Police confirm boy involved in crash has 'serious head injury'

Police have confirmed a seven-year-old boy is being treated for a serious head injury in hospital after a crash in Handsworth this morning. He was walking to school with his mother when they were involved in a crash with a Vauxhall Corsa.

A 33-year-old woman is in hospital with a suspected fractured shoulder. The seven-year-old boy has multiple injuries. A five-year-old boy is being treated for a minor head injury. An 11-year-old girl and two boys aged nine and 13, who were also involved, have since been given the all clear.

Police say the driver of the car is helping them with their enquiries. Any witnesses are urged to call 101. Nineveh Road was closed for three hours this morning, but has since reopened.

7 year old boy 'dragged under car for 50ft' during crash

The 7-year-old boy was taken to Birmingham hospital
The 7-year-old boy was taken to Birmingham hospital Credit: WMAS

A 7-year-old boy was 'dragged under a car for 50ft' according to reports from the scene of a crash in Birmingham.

A mother and four children from the same family required medical treatment following the accident involving a car and five pedestrians on Nineveh Road in Handsworth during this mornings rush hour.

The woman driving the car was uninjured.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:

“Crews arrived to find significant traffic disruption at the scene following a collision between a car and five pedestrians..

Reports at the scene suggested one patient, a seven year old boy, had been dragged underneath the car for approximately 50ft, leading to serious injuries. He was treated for injuries to his face and a fractured arm before being taken on alert to Birmingham Children’s Hospital."

Student due in court on attempted murder charge

Heathfield road had to be closed off.
Heathfield road had to be closed off. Credit: ITV News Central

A 22-year-old Criminal Psychology student is due to appear in court today accused of stabbing a teenager.

Josh Welch from Heathfield Road in Handsworth allegedly attacked the 17-year-old man's head and back with a kitchen knife in the early hours of Thursday morning, as the pair walked together to a local shop.

Welch is originally from Wolverhampton and is studying at Birmingham City University.

He will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court.

A 17-year-old is in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Student to appear in court on attempted murder charge

A 22-year-old Criminal Psychology student is due to appear in court tomorrow accused of stabbing a teenager.

Josh Welch from Heathfield Road in Handsworth allegedly attacked the 17-year-old man with a kitchen knife in the early hours of Thursday morning, as they walked together to a local shop.

Welch is originally from Wolverhampton and is studying at Birmingham City University. He will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court.

A 17-year-old is in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

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Murder inquiry underway after stabbing in Handsworth

A murder inquiry is underway in Handsworth after a man was stabbed to death this morning.

West Midlands Police have arrested a 35-year-old man after emergency services were called to a disturbance on Thornhill Road, at around 9:20am.

A man was treated at the scene, but died in hospital a short time later.

Thornhill Road has been closed whilst officers complete their investigation.

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