Winson Green Prison: Man remanded after guards attacked

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image captionThe jail is known locally as Winson Green Prison

A man has been remanded in custody charged with wounding four members of staff at Birmingham prison.

Ahmed Al-Sharif is also accused of assaulting a fifth employee at HMP Birmingham during two incidents in November last year.

He was not asked to enter a plea during the hearing at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Mr Al-Sharif, aged 52, is scheduled to appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 1 May.

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