Teenager critical after serious assault at North East quarry - two arrested

If you have any information about the assault, contact Northumbria Police on 101 using the reference provided.

If you have any information about the assault, contact Northumbria Police on 101 using the reference provided.

A 15-year-old boy is in hospital after a serious assault in Gateshead.

At around 10.10pm yesterday, police were called to reports that a teenager, aged 15, had been assaulted at the quarry in Clara Vale, Gateshead.

Emergency services attended and the teenager was taken to hospital by paramedics where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Two teenage boys - aged 16 and 15 - have been arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm and currently remain in police custody.

Anyone with any information about the incident should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1384 10/06/16.