Man injured in town assault

A FIGHT that broke out outside a Barnsley bar left a man with head injuries.

A group of people were in a disturbance near the Retro bar on Wellington Street at around 8.50pm on Monday.

As a result a local man, aged 26, sustained head injuries and was taken to Barnsley District General Hospital but released the next day.

Police cordoned off the area around the scene for an hour to investigate the incident and a man has since been arrested.

A police spokesman said: “There was an assault, some kind of fight happened on Wellington Street outside the Retro bar which led to a man been injured.

“One man has been arrested in connection with this and is being spoken to today.”

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