From West Midlands Police:

A MAN is set to appear in court today on suspicion of trying to kill his former partner in a knife attack.

The 49-year-old will stand before Birmingham magistrates accused of stabbing his ex on Sunday afternoon (Nov 25) at an address in Trescott Road, Northfield.

He was arrested by police in Lye Avenue, Bartley Green, later that day and this morning (Nov 27) was charged with attempted murder and possessing an offensive weapon.

A 33-year-old woman remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

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