Two boys, aged 12 and 13, have been arrested after a car they are suspected to have stolen crashed and injured a six-year-old girl.

Both boys were detained after the vehicle hit a tree at about 4.40pm on Thursday in Croftmeadow Court, Northampton.

The little girl, who was a passenger in the car, was taken to Northampton General Hospital with minor injuries.

The boys were arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop.

Anybody with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Courtesy of Yorkshire Coast Radio