Boy, 12, held after man bludgeoned with metal bars in Manchester street

A 12-year-old boy is among six people arrested after a man was beaten unconscious with metal bars and left with "potentially fatal" injuries.Several attackers bludgeoned the 29-year-old victim on Chinley Avenue in Moston, Manchester, police said.He is in a critical condition in hospital after being found in the street with a serious head injury on Saturday night.