A man has been arrested following an assault in Barnsley.

Date published: 20 October 2018 17:56
Dated: 20 October 2018 18:54:37

A man has been arrested following an assault in Barnsley.

Detectives investigating the assault, which took place just after 6pm on Tuesday 16 October 2018, arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder. He has since been released under investigation.

The victim, a 28-year-old man who was found in an alleyway just off Coniston Road, remains in a serious condition in hospital.

Police in Barnsley are determined to establish what happened to him and are continuing to urge witnesses to come forward with any information.

Detective Inspector Mark Monteiro, said: “If anyone has any information about the circumstances leading to the assault on Tuesday evening, or was witness to the attack, please do come forward and tell us what you know.”

If you have any information that could assist with our enquiries, please call 101 quoting incident number 786 of 16 October or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

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