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.


  1. I never saw any description given on the local postings ,im glad they have got someone and its the right arrest public interest in catching these vile people is of great importance and I for one would have had a description of who I was looking for having live local .I do hope the young lady has got the best support she could have at this dreadful time .lets hope the judge and jury don’t let her down when it comes to conviction.


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