Man in court over attack on teenager in Rotherham

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A man has appeared in court in connection with an attack on a 16-year-old boy in Rotherham.

Mark Smith, 32, of Fleming Way, Wickersley, Rotherham, appeared at Rotherham Magistrates’ Court today charged with assault.

Police were called to Effingham Street at 1.10pm on Wednesday following reports a teenager had been assaulted.

The boy was taken to hospital with a head injury and has since been discharged.

Smith will next appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, September 25.

Rotherham Inspector Martyn Sheldon said: “I continue to urge anyone who may have witnessed the and has yet to contact police, to come forward and speak to officers.

“The information you hold could be vital to this investigation, so please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 480 of 9 September 2015.