Attack leaves man fighting for his life

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A MAN is fighting for his life after being violently attacked as he left his local pub.

The 37-year-old from Carcroft who has not yet been named, was leaving the Grovehouse in York Road, Doncaster in the early hours of Friday morning following a poker night at the pub when he was attacked by another man.

Police say the attack took place close to the pub’s car park at around 1.15am. No weapon was used in the attack.

The victim was left with what police describe as serious head injuries.

He was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary where his condition is described as being “critical”.

Police are appealing for any one with information to contact them, they would particularly like to speak to anyone who may have been in the pub that night.

Please call 0114 2202020 quoting crime reference number 45 of 23-11-11 or call crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.