South Yorkshire man seriously injured in street mugging

A man was left seriously injured in a violent street mugging.

Thursday, 31st May 2018, 14:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st May 2018, 14:07 pm
The scene of the attack.

The 28-year-old was attacked by two men while he was walking along Thorpe Street, near to the junction with Barnsley Road, in Thorpe Hesley.

The attackers are believed to have pulled up in a silver Vauxhall Corsa before fleeing the scene in the same car.

Detectives are now appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened on Tuesday, May 29, at 9pm.

“We have been making a number of enquiries in relation to the investigation and I would urge anyone with any information to please report it.

“I understand this incident will cause distress to our local communities, however I would like to offer my reassurance that we are committed to identifying and bringing those responsible to justice.”

Anonymous information can also be given to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.