Appeal for witnesses after serious assault in Barnsley

Date published: 28 October 2019 11:29
Dated: 28 October 2019 11:27:56

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in Barnsley over the weekend. 

Emergency services were called to Cope Street in Worsbrough Common at around 7am on Sunday morning (27 October) where a man had been found with severe head injuries. 

The 69 year old man was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.  

Two men, aged 26 and 30, both from Barnsley, have been arrested on suspicion of assault and remain in custody at this time.  

Enquiries are ongoing to establish exactly how the man suffered his injuries and officers would like to speak to anyone with information.

They are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have seen something suspicious in the early hours of Sunday morning in the Cope Street area.

If you were in the area at the time and saw what happened, please call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 337 of 27 October 2019.

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