Two boys charged with conspiracy to murder in Yorkshire

Two 14-year-old boys have been charged with conspiracy to murder after being arrested by anti-terror police over alleged school attack plot.

The youngsters, who were arrested on Saturday, are from Northallerton, North Yorkshire, and are thought to have been planning an attack on a school in the area.

They were taken to a police station in West Yorkshire before police were granted an extension to question them. 

Stuart Carlton, Director of Children and Young People's Services at North Yorkshire County Council, said:  'We are working with the police to provide reassurance to the local community, and in particular to the young people, parents and staff connected with this case and we will continue to provide support with our partners'. Pictured is the town

Stuart Carlton, Director of Children and Young People's Services at North Yorkshire County Council, said:  'We are working with the police to provide reassurance to the local community, and in particular to the young people, parents and staff connected with this case and we will continue to provide support with our partners'. Pictured is the town

They are due to appear in custody at Leeds Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

A North East Counter Terrorism spokesperson confirmed this evening that the boys have been charged with conspiracy to murder. 

One of the boys has also been charged with aggravated

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