A 15-year-old boy was allegedly assaulted by a group of teenagers during an attack outside a West Lothian school.
The incident is said to have taken place next to St Margaret's Academy in Livingston, on Monday.
A police spokeswoman confirmed that three boys, aged 13 to 15, have been charged in connection with the alleged attack on Howden South Road.
Inquiries into the incident are ongoing.
A West Lothian Council spokesperson said they are aware of an incident which took place beyond the school grounds.