UPDATE 10/12/14 Michael James Ware was remanded in custody by Birmingham magistrates today. Details
West Midlands Police have confirmed this evening that a 22 year old man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Kings Norton on Saturday evening.
A young woman reported to police that she had been assaulted as she walked home from Kings Norton railway station at around 9pm on 6th December.
She was threatened and subjected to a serious sexual assault in Kings Norton Cemetery.
Police spotted a man matching the description of her attacker in the local area on Monday night (8th December).
The 22-year-old was arrested on suspicion of rape and possession of a bladed article. He remains in police custody today.
Officers are patrolling the area to provide reassurance to the local community but are treating the attach as an isolated incident.
Police continue to urge anyone with information to contact them in the public protection unit at Aston police station by dialling 101.