Man charged in connection with assault on Berners Street

A man has been charged in connection with a serious assault on Berners Street in Leicester.

Shamir Kazi, 19, from the Highfields area of Leicester, has been charged with GBH and is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court.

It follows an incident in Berners Street which happened during the early hours of Saturday (3rd September). A man sustained serious head injuries and remains in hospital in a critical condition.

The victim is believed to be 20 year old Yasin Ismail who lives close to the scene of the assault.

Two other men, aged 22 and 25, have been bailed pending further enquiries. A fourth man, aged 18, has been released with no further action.