TWO teenagers have been arrested in connection with an alleged attack that left two boys with serious injuries.

North Yorkshire Police said that two youths, both from the Leeds area, were arrested on Saturday evening. They remain in custody at this time.

Two boys were seriously injured in the alleged assault at about 3.30pm in Valley Gardens, Harrogate.

The two injured teenagers are in a stable condition in hospital.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Ellis, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “I understand this incident may cause some concern in the local community. However, at this time we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

“Local officers will be in Harrogate today, as inquiries continue, and to provide reassurance to the public.”

Anyone who witnessed the assault, or has any information about it, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two, and ask for Harrogate CID, quoting reference NYP-13042019-0299.