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A WOMAN arrested over an attack on a man in Thurgoland is due in court today.

Dawn Richards, aged 37, of Springwood View, Penistone, Barnsley, was arrested after officers were alerted to the discovery of a 68-year-old injured man.

The man was found with serious head injuries at a house on Cote Lane, Thurgoland, at 1.40am on Wednesday.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged.

Richards was quizzed by detectives over the attack and charged with grievous bodily harm.

She appeared at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Saturday over the incident and was remanded in custody pending a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court today.

She has not yet entered a plea.