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The victim had won £1,000 at a casino and was befriended by the suspect, who tried to take him to a second casino

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Police have released new images of a man we want to speak to after another man was beaten and slashed in a robbery in Birmingham on Thursday 17 September.
The victim had won £1,000 at a casino and was befriended by the suspect, who tried to take him to a second casino.
They were refused entry but on their way to a third casino, the victim was punched, kicked and slashed with a knife near St Augustine’s church, Lyttelton Road, Edgbaston.
The suspect is described as being in his early 20s, around 5ft 8ins tall and black.
He was wearing a dark cap, dark jacket and dark jeans. He is of average build and has a Birmingham accent. He had a flick knife which was around four or five inches long, with a black handle and a dark silver/grey blade.
Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch with Police via live chat at west-midlands.police.uk, or via 101.
Alternatively, contact 0800 555 111. Quote 20BW/223933D/20.