BREAKING NEWS: Boys charged with attempted murder and robbery

TWO boys have been charged with attempted murder in connection with an attack in Edlington in which two children were seriously injured.

The boys aged ten and 11 were arrested after another 11-year-old boy was found with life-threatening injuries in a ravine near the Brick Pond area of the village.

The boy was airlifted to Sheffield Children's Hospital where he was said to be in a stable condition.

The victims' nine-year-old friend was found wandering covered in blood and mud in Auburn Road. He underwent surgery for his injuries.

The Crown Prosecution said the suspects were both charged with two counts of attempted murder and two of robbery.

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon.