Teenager Charged Over Derbyshire Assault

16 February 2019, 10:13 | Updated: 19 February 2019, 08:20

Police

Derbyshire Police have charged a teenager after a 16-year-old was assaulted.

Officers were called at 9.40pm to reports that the boy had sustained a serious head injury after being assaulted that evening in Middleton-by-Wirksworth on Tuesday 13 November. 

He is still seriously ill in hospital He remains seriously ill in hospital.

A 17-year-old from Middleton-by-Wirksworth has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and will appear at Chesterfield Youth Court on March 26.

A 16-year-old boy, who was previously arrested and released on bail, has now been released under investigation.