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Arrest after boy, 15, left fighting for his life in Walsall attack

By Dayna Farrington | Willenhall | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

A 15-year-old boy has been left fighting for his life after he was struck on the head in an attack in Walsall.

The attack took place on Lichfield Road, near to the junction of Forest Gate, in Willenhall. Photo: Google Maps

Another 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the teenage victim was struck to the head with an unknown object.

The attack happened in Lichfield Road, Willenhall, near to the junction of Forest Gate, at around 9.20pm on Friday night.

He was knocked unconscious and another person who was with him raised the alarm.

The teenager was rushed to hospital with a fracture to his skull and bleeding on the brain. He remains in a critical condition.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody this afternoon.

Anyone with information, or who witnessed what happened, is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101 quoting log number 2707 of March 27.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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