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Last Updated: Sunday April 05 2009 14:38 GMT

Children held over attack on boy

A policeman putting up police tape - general photo

Two young boys are being held by police in South Yorkshire after a suspected serious attack on two other children.

Officers were called on Saturday when a nine-year-old boy was found in Doncaster with face and arm injuries.

An 11-year-old boy was then found in a former clay quarry with serious head injuries. He is now in intensive care at a nearby children's hospital.

Two boys, aged 10 and 11, have been arrested and police are doing all they can to find out exactly what happened.