Teenage boy critical but stable after being assaulted in Gateshead quarry
A teenage boy is critically ill in hospital after being seriously assaulted in a Gateshead quarry, police said.
Officers were called to the quarry at Clara Vale, Gateshead, just after 22:00 BST on Friday to reports of an attack on a 15-year-old.
He was taken to hospital where he is critical but stable, police confirmed.
Two boys, aged 16 and 15, have been arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm.