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Teenager charged after traffic warden attack

A teenager has been charged with assault after a traffic warden was attacked in Alum Rock, Birmingham on Friday (September 14). Credit: PA

A teenager has been charged with assault after a traffic warden was attacked in Alum Rock in Birmingham on Friday (September 14).

Danyal Bashir, 19, of Hartopp Road, has been bailed to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on October 16.

Another 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and released while the investigation continues.

The warden was attacked on Hartopp Road at the corner with College Road just after 5pm last Friday.

Detective Inspector Jim Church, who is leading the investigation, said the victim was taken to hospital but did not suffer any serious physical injuries.

“We have had a fantastic response from members of the public.

We are working through the information we have received as a priority and anticipate we will be knocking doors very shortly.”

– DI Jim Church, West Midlands Police

Anyone with information can contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, call 10 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.