Man attacked outside Sheffield pub

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A man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked outside a Sheffield pub.

Police said the 43-year-old was attacked on Cowper Avenue, Fox Hill, at around 11.50pm yesterday.

The victim is receiving treatment in the Northern General Hospital.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “It is believed this was a targeted attack.”

Cowper Avenue is closed this morning while police examine the scene and establish the circumstances surrounding the attack.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.