Birmingham & Black Country

Man in court after Birmingham homeowner roof stabbing

A man has appeared in court following the stabbing of a homeowner after he climbed out of a window to tackle a suspected burglar on his roof.

The victim was injured in School Lane, Shard End, Birmingham, shortly after 01:00 BST on Saturday.

Kieran Thomas Beard, 23, from Bramblewoods, Shard End, appeared at Birmingham Magistrates' Court charged with trespass and assault.

Mr Beard is due to appear at the same court on 2 October.

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