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Hassan Mahmood stabbing: Teenager charged with murder

2013-07-18 22:38:24

Yardley Stabbing
Police searching Oaklands Park, Yardley near the scene of the stabbing

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a teenager was fatally stabbed in a Birmingham park.

Hassan Mahmood, 15, was attacked in Oaklands Park, South Yardley shortly before 18:00 BST on Monday.

Bouquets of flowers
Floral tributes to Hassan Mahmood have been left in
Oaklands Park

He died in hospital after suffering a single stab wound to the back, West Midlands Police said.

Another 16-year-old boy has been charged with assisting an offender. The pair, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are due in court on Friday.

They will both appear at Birmingham Youth Court.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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