Two arrested after boy, 16, seriously hurt in Penarth

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image captionPolice are appealing for witnesses to the alleged assault in Penarth on Friday night

Two people have been arrested after a 16-year-old boy suffered a head injury and left in a "life-threatening condition" after an alleged attack.

South Wales Police were called after a boy was found unconscious at St David's Crescent in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, on Friday at about 20:15 GMT.

He was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff for treatment.

Officers said a 19-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of assault and a 17-year-old boy is on bail.

Police added that he has been "released on bail pending further enquiries".

Detectives said the victim remains in a "life-threatening condition" in hospital.

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