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Birmingham Police are linking a case of Islamaphobic graffiti daubed on walls at the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston and a mosque in Selly Oak overnight.
The graffiti has now been removed from the walls at the University of Birmingham and the Jahalabad mosque on Dartmouth Road.
But police investigations are continuing.
Mindless hate of this kind has no place in 21st century Birmingham and work is underway to find the person responsible.
My officers have visited both sites and spoken to a number of people.
Evidential photographs have been taken and CCTV which may have captured the vandal is currently being reviewed.
Anyone with information should call the police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Travellers who settled on the Selly Oak Hospital site over the weekend have left, following a police order.
West Midlands Police served a notice under the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act this afternoon, and told the travellers to leave by 6pm.
By 4pm, they had left the site. The area is now going to be assessed and necessary works carried out before staff are allowed to return to work there.
The 300 administrative staff who were relocated to other sites run by the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust will remain at the other sites for the rest of the week.
Hundreds of health workers at Selly Oak Hospital are to be relocated after travellers moved onto the site.
Around 35 travellers in between 7 and 12 caravans moved on to the grounds of the former hospital in Birmingham at the weekend.
The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the site, is taking legal advice about eviction.
Officials say they have turned off power on safety grounds. Around 300 administrative staff working at the hospital will be relocated to other sites until the travellers have moved.
Birmingham Crown Court has heard from 19-year-old Rudie Lee who has a 20-month-old child with the accused, Armani Mitchell. She told the jury the couple regularly argued over custody and access to the child.
On September 20th last year they were both at a party in TCs in Selly Oak although they did not go there together.
Rudie Lee said Armani Mitchell saw her at the bar and said she should be at home looking after their baby.
She said he held up his hand and told her she had five minutes to leave or he would beat her up. She says she told him to shut up and walked away.
Later the same evening Rudie Lee was with the murder victim Joshua Ribera - an 18-year-old grime and rap artist known as Depzman. She said he appeared to be very drunk and told her he felt sick, so she offered to take him home.
CCTV from inside the club and played to the jury showed the pair heading for the exit and passing Armani Mitchell in a corridor.
Armani Mitchell turned and went after the two of them. Rudie Lee said off-camera there was an argument during which Joshua Ribera punched Armani Mitchell in the face. She said he then went back into the club to cool off.
Armani Mitchell and Joshua Ribera clashed again later the same evening outside the club when the defendant stabbed Joshua Ribera in the heart. He died in hospital early the next morning. Armani Mitchell admits stabbing Joshua Ribera but denies murder. The trial continues.
An 18 year-old man accused of the murder of Birmingham grime rapper Joshua Ribera had threatened to stab him on the night he died, a court has heard.
It's the second day of the trail of Armani Mitchell, who is accused of Ribera's murder.
Ellesse Broadfield, who knew both men, told Birmingham Crown Court that she was at a party at TC's social club in Selly Oak last September. Broadfield, 19, said Ribera came up to her in an outside smoking area and appeared angry.
She said Ribera told her Mitchell had just threatened to stab him.
Joshua Ribera, who was 18 and also known as Depzman, died from a single stab wound on September 21 last year.
Armani Mitchell admits stabbing Ribera but denies murder.
Thieves have stolen a collection of guitars worth more than £30,000.
Four men forced their way into a music recording studio in Selly Oak in Birmingham. The owner , Rob Bruce, has told ITV Central about the moment he was hit around the head with one of the guitars during the attack.
A collection of guitars worth more than £30,000 has been stolen by a gang of hooded robbers. The four men attacked the owner after smashing their way into his music recording studio where the instruments were on display.
It happened at Rob Bruce's studios in Selly Oak, Birmingham where the guitars were on display in cabinets.
The studios have hosted some of the biggest names in rock, like Black Sabbath, Robert Plant and ELO.
A Facebook group set-up in memory of Joshua Ribera, who performed grime music under the name Depzman, now has more than 35,000 members.
Top UK grime artists and producers like Wretch 32 and MNEK have paid tribute to the 18 year-old, who was stabbed to death in Selly Oak last night.
It is believed Josh was taking part in a fundraising memorial at TC's nightclub on Coronation Road.
The event was raising money to buy a gravestone for 16 year-old Kyle Sheehan, who died after he was stabbed in Bartley Green last year.
A redevelopment of a 30 acre site in Selly Oak, which could create around 2700 jobs, is to be discussed by Birmingham City Council today.
The proposals for the former Battery Park site include a replacement Sainsbury's store and the creation of piazzas along the canal.