POLICE were called to the Town Street area in Horsforth at 2.57pm today to a report a teenager had been assaulted and seriously injured. 

Emergency services attended and a 15-year-old boy was taken to hospital in a critical condition.   

Police cordons are in place and a teenage male has been arrested in connection with the incident. 

Enquiries into what took place are ongoing by Leeds District CID. 

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service, said: "We were called to an incident on Town Street, Horsforth, Leeds just before 3pm this afternoon and a number of ambulance resources were dispatched to the scene."