York & North Yorkshire

York Knavesmire attack: Boy remains critically ill

A 15-year-old boy remains critically ill in hospital after suffering head injuries in an attack in York.

The victim was attacked as a fair on the Knavesmire was closing shortly after 22:00 BST on Saturday.

He was taken to York Hospital and transferred to Leeds General Infirmary. North Yorkshire Police said he remained in a critical condition.

Two teenagers, aged 15 and 18, who were arrested in connection with the attack, have been released on bail.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

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