Barnsley man accused of burglary, slashing woman across face and attempted sex attack

A man has been accused of breaking into a house, slashing a woman across her face and attempting to sexually assault her.

By Claire Lewis
Tuesday, 13 August, 2019, 13:05

Daniel Cummins, aged 35, of St Helens Street, Elsecar, was charged with a string of offences following the raid of a house in Hemmingfield at 2am yesterday.

He is accused of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, committing an offence with the intention of committing a relevant sexual offence and a burglary with violence.

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Cummins, who is remanded in custody, is due to appear at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court today.