Thugs beat a 16-year-old boy with a metal pole in a shocking attack in a Northampton residential street.
A 16-year-old boy was beaten with a metal pole by two men in Bourne Crescent, Kings Heath.
The incident happened sometime between 5.50pm and 6.30pm on Tuesday, 14 March.
Some members of the public intervened to stop the attack and officers are keen for these people to come forward as they may have information that could assist the investigation.
The offenders are described as white males.
Anyone with any information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.