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Warwickshire Police is appealing for information after a 13-year-old boy sustained head injuries in Rugby yesterday evening (Friday 21 April).
Emergency services were called to the Overslade area of the town at around 8.30pm last night.
The boy was airlifted to hospital, where he is currently undergoing treatment. His family have been informed.
Investigating officer, Det Sgt Oliver Scarisbrick from Rugby CID, said: “The circumstances of these injuries are currently being investigated, but at this stage we believe the boy was involved in a physical altercation at some point yesterday afternoon.
“A number of enquiries are now ongoing to ascertain how the injuries were sustained. It is imperative that anyone who may have any information makes contact with us.
“As part of our investigation, we would also like to speak to anyone who may have been in the park area near to Mellish Road and Buchanan Road between 3.30pm and 4pm yesterday, and who may have seen or heard anything.
“Anyone with any information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 349 of 21 April.”
Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.
Issued: HCB, Corporate Communications