Four men have been arrested following a serious assault on a teenage boy in Northamptonshire.
Police were called to Stratford Road in the village of Deanshanger on Friday morning, following the assault on a 16-year-old.
He was taken to Milton Keynes General Hospital with serious injuries.
A 21-year-old and three men aged 19 are in custody, police said. Patrols were carried out in the Deanshanger area and will continue over the weekend.
Police said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident and appealed for anyone with information to contact them.