Man charged after stabbing outside Central Oxford Mosque

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing outside a mosque in Oxford.

Hassan Hussain, 24, of Nye Bevan Close, Oxford, is also charged with having an imitation firearm and a knife.

Thames Valley Police said the charges follow an incident in Manzil Way on Wednesday, when a man in his 40s was stabbed outside Central Oxford Mosque.

The force said the victim had suffered serious injuries and was in a stable condition.

Mr Hussain has been charged with one count of attempted murder, possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, and possession of a knife blade/sharp-pointed article in a public place.

He was due to appear at Oxford Magistrates Court earlier.

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