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Teens from Liverpool arrested at Alton Towers

Alton Towers Credit: PA

Four teenagers are in police custody as officers investigate a reported assault at Alton Towers.

The youths, aged 13, 14, and two 15-year-olds, all from Liverpool, were arrested on suspicion of assault yesterday.

Police were called to the site just after 4pm by security staff.

A 15-year-old boy, from the Dudley area, was airlifted to the Royal Derby Hospital. He sustained facial injuries and his condition is described as stable.

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident is now underway. Witnesses are asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 527 of June 16.