A 16-year-old boy has been charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm after a 10-year-old girl was found with head injuries in Stockton, on Teesside. He will appear in court later.
Police have asked for more time to question a teenager arrested in connection with an assault on a ten year old girl. She remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being found with head injuries on Teesside.
Police have applied for permission to extend detention of a 16 year old boy who was arrested after a 10 year old girl was attacked. The girl is still in the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in a serious but stable condition.