West Midlands Police has announced that a man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following incidents in Birmingham and London in the last month.
Mohammed Abbkr, aged 28 from Edgbaston, was remanded to appear at Coventry Magistrates Court this morning (Thursday, March 23).
Abbkr is alleged to have sprayed a substance on two men and set it alight in separate incidents in Ealing, in London, and Birmingham on 27 February and 20 March, after they had visited mosques in the respective cities.
A police spokesperson said: “We continue to ask anyone with CCTV, ring doorbell footage or video footage that could help our investigation to send this to us directly by using this link:
“This was a joint investigation between West Midlands Police, Counter Terrorism Policing and the Metropolitan Police. Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch on 101 or alternatively, get in touch via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 11.”