09/06/2013 10:36 EDT | Updated 11/06/2013 05:12 EST

Mental health questions in coffee shop stabbing trial

The trial for a man accused in connection with an unprovoked stabbing in a downtown Vancouver coffee shop continued today.

Mohamed Amer has been charged with attempted murder following a February 2012 assault that put a 71-year-old man in hospital in serious condition.

The CBC's Kirk Williams has the details on what happened in court today.