Tees

Teen questioned over injured Stockton girl

Scene of the attack
Image caption The girl was found with serious head injuries in Maritime Way

Police on Teesside have applied for additional time to question a teenager who was arrested after a 10-year-old girl was found injured.

The 16-year-old is being held on suspicion of assaulting the girl who suffered serious head injuries.

She was discovered following a major search operation on Friday, two hours after she was reported missing from her Stockton home.

Her condition is described as serious but stable.

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