UPDATE 10/12/14 Michael James Ware was remanded in custody by Birmingham magistrates today. Details
UPDATE 9th December: A 22 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape.
West Midlands Police are investigating reports of a sexual assault in Kings Norton yesterday evening (Saturday 6th December).
Police were called at around 9.30pm last night to a report of a sexual assault close to St Nicolas Church on The Green.
An area near the church remains cordoned off this morning and a thorough investigation of the scene continues. Further investigations, including searches, CCTV checks and house to house enquiries, are ongoing.
A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: “An area remains cordoned off and we apologise for any disruption this may cause but hope that everyone understands how vital it is that police look for and gather every available piece of information or evidence.”
Anyone who was is the area around the Green and St Nicolas Church around the time of the incident and who saw anything suspicious, or who has with any information, however small, is asked to call police on 101.
If you have any information and would like to report it anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111