Man seriously ill after attack in Barnsley

A man is seriously ill in hospital after an attack in Barnsley.

The 28-year-old was found with injuries to his head and upper body in an alleyway off Coniston Road, Oakwell, at around 6pm on Tuesday.

Coniston Road, Barnsley

Coniston Road, Barnsley

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Detectives are urging witnesses to come forward following the ‘sustained assault’.

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The victim was taken to hospital in a critical condition and is said to be ‘seriously ill’ today. 

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No arrests have yet been made.
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 786 of October 16.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.