Teen critical after serious assault

A teenager is in a critical condition after a serious assault in Cotmanhay last night (Tuesday).

The 17-year-old, from Long Eaton, was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre with head injuries, where he remains in intensive care.

A 17-year-old from Ilkeston was arrested and is due to be questioned later today.

Police said there were thought to be no weapons involved in the attack which happened at about 8pm in Cotmanhay Road.

Witnesses should call them on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.