Page last updated at 09:56 GMT, Sunday, 12 October 2008 10:56 UK

Teenager seriously hurt in attack

A teenager has been seriously injured in an attack in the West Midlands which involved a number of people.

Police were called to Alum Rock Road in Birmingham on Saturday at 1710 BST, where they found the 16-year-old. He is thought to have had head injuries.

He is in hospital where his condition is described as stable. Police said a number of people were thought to be involved but details were unclear.

Police are appealing for anyone in the area at the time to contact them.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said they had been called to Alum Rock Road to reports of an assault.

A spokesman said: "A boy, believed to be 16-years-old was treated at the scene for serious head injuries."

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in or near Monk Road, Woodwell Road or Alum Rock Road in particular.

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