A boy has been charged after a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy were assaulted in Chadderton.
On Monday 15 February 2016, at around 5.45pm, police were called to reports of an assault that had left a child unconscious on Denmark Street in Chadderton.
Officers attended and found that a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy had been badly beaten. It is not believed any weapons were used.
The 17-year-old boy remains in hospital in a critical condition.
A 13-year-old boy who cannot be named for legal reasons has been charged with Section 18 assault, attempted Section 18 assault and Section 39 assault. He has been remanded into custody to appear at Oldham Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 2 March 2016.
A 15-year-old boy who was previously charged with Section 18 assault on the 17-year-old boy, and an attempted Section 18 assault on the 14-year-old, remains in custody.
He is due to appear at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Thursday 3 March 2016.