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Ongoing incident at the University of Birmingham

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There is currently an ongoing incident at the University of Birmingham.

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West Midlands Ambulance Service says they were called just before 1:00pm.

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Medical staff, police and firefighters are all in attendance.

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We were called to the scene at 12.45pm this lunchtime to Edgbaston Park Road.

There are concerns that an elderly man, is missing in the area and might have entered the water.

We have 3 fire engines (15 firefighters) there.

– West Midlands Fire Service



Two further men charged over university protests

West Midlands Police have charged two further men with violent disorder after a protest at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday.

It follows a charge against another man earlier today. Ten other people have been released on police bail following disorder which saw buildings on the Edgbaston campus damaged.

Man charged after Birmingham University protests

A 22-year-old man has been charged with violent disorder following the protests at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday.

Simon Furse, of Pershore Road, Edgbaston, is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning.

13 people were initially arrested following the protest, which turned violent when protesters clashed with Police and security, but five men and five women were released on bail last night.

Two more men remain in Police custody.

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