Man held as Police Officer, 3 others stabbed at mosque in Birmingham

Police have arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after three men and a police officer were stabbed at a mosque in Birmingham.

Mohammed Shafiq, the leader of national Muslim organisation the Ramadhan Foundation, said his thoughts were with the injured and their families.

“I have spoken to someone who lives a few doors down from the mosque and they described hearing an argument between some of the people inside the mosque.

“It escalated into violence and a police officer has been stabbed.”