Lancashire

Man arrested after attack on boy, 15, in Blackpool

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding a 15-year-old boy who is critically ill after being assaulted in Blackpool on Tuesday.

Lancashire Police are questioning the man who is being held in Blackpool Central Police Station.

The teenager was taken to the Blackpool Victoria Hospital but later transferred to the Manchester Children's Hospital.

Police said the boy remains in a critical condition.

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