Two teenagers arrested after Warwick 'hammer' attack leaves 17-year-old seriously injured

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Tapping Way in Warwick, where the attack took place Credit: Google Streetview

A violent attack in Warwick has left a 17-year-old boy in a "serious but stable" condition.

Police believe the weapon used by the teen's attackers was a hammer.

Two other teenagers have been arrested and detained by police on suspicion of attempted murder.

The attack happened in Tapping Way between 3:50pm and 3:55pm on Saturday, according to Warwickshire Police.

The boy collapsed just a mile away in nearby Coten End. The 999 call to police wasn't made until nearly an hour later at 4:53pm.

Paramedics gave first aid before taking the boy to hospital by ambulance.

The two other teenagers - a 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man, both from Leamington - are being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder.

Warwickshire Police are continuing to appeal for information from the public about the incident.

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