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Teenager fighting for life after baseball bat attack by 'large group of people'

Police were called to the scene just before 9pm on Wednesday to reports of an assault. Credit: MEN Media

A teenage boy is fighting for his life after being attacked with a baseball bat in Manchester.

The 17-year-old boy was walking along Oatlands Road, in Wythenshawe, when he was attacked by a large group of people.

It is understood members of the group were carrying a baseball bat.

The teenager was taken to hospital with a serious head injury.

Police say he remains in hospital in a critical condition.