Broken jaw for Good Samaritan who intervened

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A MAN suffered a broken jaw and lost four teeth when he intervened in an argument between a motorist and a boy and a girl.

Police said the 37-year-old man was attacked by the motorist when he stopped to ask the boy and girl if they were alright.

The incident happened near the Lidl car park on Prince of Wales Road, Manor, at around 5pm on November 5.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “It’s believed a confrontation took place between a motorist and a teenage boy and girl.

“During the row, a passer-by asked the boy and girl if they were alright. However the motorist took exception to his intervention and assaulted him.

“As a result, the 37-year-old man sustained a fractured jaw and lost four teeth.”

The attacker was white, around 19 years old, slim, 6ft tall and was driving a pick-up truck.

Witnesses or anyone with any information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 996 of Saturday, November 5.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555 111.