Arrest after man left with life-threatening injuries in Barnsley assault

A man has been arrested after a serious assault in Barnsley left a 24-year-old with life-threatening injuries.

South Yorkshire Police said emergency services were called to Sunderland Terrace near the town centre at around 5.50pm on Friday following reports of a disturbance.

A 24-year-old man was found unconscious on arrival and was taken to hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact police on 101 quoting incident number 830 of 18/07/2014.