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Teenager left with serious injuries following baseball bat attack in Derbyshire

Following a serious assault on a 16-year-old boy, officers investigating would like anyone with information to contact them to assist with their enquiries.

On Tuesday, November 13 at 9.40pm officers were called to an address in Middleton-by-Wirksworth to reports that a boy had suffered a head injury.

On police and ambulance arrival the boy reported that he had been assaulted with a baseball bat earlier that evening in Millennium Gardens.

The boy was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Detective Sergeant Toby Fawcett-Greaves said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the area of Millennium Gardens in Middleton-by-Wirksworth on the evening of Tuesday, November 13 to contact us.

“This is a serious assault where the victim remains in a life threatening condition and we are particularly keen to identify anyone that may have been in the area at the time.”

If you have any information which may assist with Derbyshire Constabulary's enquiries, get in touch with the force via Facebook, Twitter, the force's website of by dialling 101. 

Please quote the reference number 18000549251 in any correspondence.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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