Two teenagers arrested following hammer attack in Warwick - The Leamington Observer

Two teenagers arrested following hammer attack in Warwick

Leamington Editorial 18th Sep, 2023   0

TWO TEENAGERS have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a suspected hammer attack in Warwick.

The victim – a 17-year-old boy – remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital following the incident in Tapping Way on Saturday (September 16) at around 3.50pm.

The boy sustaiined a serious head injury following the attack.

Police were called at around 4.50pm to reports that the boy had collapsed a short distance away in Coten End.




Paramedics administered first aid at the scene before taking him to hospital by ambulance.

The victim’s next of kin has been made aware.


A 16-year-old boy and 18-year-old man – both from Leamington – have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Anyone who can help police with their investigation should go to www.warwickshire.police.uk/report or call 101. Alternatively, to remain anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Quote incident 291 of 16 September 2023.

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