Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Harrogate
A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a young man was found with serious injuries in Harrogate.
Police say they were called at around 12.15am yesterday (Sunday) to a residential property on Claro Road after a young man was found with significant injuries.
He was taken to hospital by paramedics where he continues to receive treatment.
His family have been informed and are currently being supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder a short time later at 12.25pm and he remains in police custody.
Detective Inspector Nichola Holden, said: “We know local residents are likely to be concerned by this incident and I hope the quick arrest of a suspect will go some way to reassure them.
“We believe this to be an isolated event with both teenagers known to each other and we are carrying out a full investigation to establish the full circumstances surrounding it.
“Several witnesses have been spoken to or interviewed by officers investigating this incident and we are confident we have spoken to everyone we need to. However, if you have any other information which you feel may be relevant, please contact police as soon as possible.”
Information can be passed to North Yorkshire Police by calling 101 or anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote reference 1223001009 when providing information.