Man taken to hospital following assault in Sheffield

A man has been taken to hospital following an assault in Sheffield.

Sunday, 25th August 2019, 11:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 17:28 pm
Alderson Road, just off Bramall Lane (google)

Police were called to Alderson Road, just off Bramall Lane, at around 6pm last night, August 24.

Upon arrival they found a man suffering a potential head injury.

The man was taken to hospital but later discharged himself.

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Witnesses said the road was cordoned off while officers dealt with the incident.

South Yorkshire Police said there were a number of officers in the area due to the earlier football match between Sheffield United and Leicester City.

"The assault is not suspected to be football related," a force spokeSperson added.