17-year-old in serious condition after schoolmates assault him with sticks

Netanya police arrested two suspects in the assault of a 17-year-old youth, who was hospitalized in serious condition Wednesday evening after being attacked by schoolmates outside a school earlier that day. The youth was only taken to the hospital in the evening after his condition worsened and he lost consciousness. Police said that the attack took place following a dispute in school. The two suspects were brought before a judge to be remanded Thursday.