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Man in court over axe attack in Acocks Green

A man has appeared in court charged over an axe attack in Birmingham.

A 41-year-old man suffered serious head injuries when he was attacked in a car in Gospel Lane, Acocks Green, shortly before 15:00 BST on Tuesday.

Sean McCormack, 31, of Gospel Lane, appeared before Birmingham Magistrates' Court charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm.

He was remanded in custody to appear before the city's crown court on 19 December.

A 24-year-old man was also arrested over the attack. He was later granted police bail pending further inquiries.

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