Two arrested over baseball bat attack on boy in Wythenshawe

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Image caption The boy suffered serious head injuries in the attack on Oatlands Road, Wythenshawe

A man and a boy have been arrested over a baseball bat attack on a 17-year-old boy in Manchester.

The teenager is thought to have been set upon by up to six people in Oatlands Road, Wythenshawe, at about 21:00 GMT on Wednesday.

Greater Manchester Police's Det Ch Insp Alan Clitherow said the boy remained in hospital "fighting for his life".

The arrested 20-year-old man and 16-year-old boy are being held on suspicion of attempted murder.

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