Man, 27, arrested on murder and attempted murder charges after knife rampage

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Police in Birmingham have arrested a man following a series of stabbings in the city centre on Sunday morning.

West Midlands Police said a 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder after the shocking attacks in the city's Gay Village.

The suspect is reported to have been arrested at an address in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham at around 4am Monday morning.

He is being held after a 23-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in one of the four separate knife attacks.

A man and a woman, aged 19 and 32, who suffered serious stab wounds, remain in a critical condition in hospital, police said on Monday.

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