Police arrest SIX men with two more in hospital after huge brawl on quiet Rotherham street

Men were hospitalised and a police probe was launched after a mass brawl involving the use of weapons in Rotherham.

Thursday, 25th February 2021, 9:02 am

South Yorkshire Police said officers were deployed to Marlowe Road, Herringthorpe, at around 2.27pm on Sunday following reports of a disturbance involving a group of armed men.

A number of those involved fled the scene in cars before officers arrived.

One of the cars dropped a number of injured men off at Rotherham General Hospital for treatment.

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A number of men were treated at Rotherham General Hospital after a disturbance on Sunday

Two of the men remain in hospital today but their injuries are not deemed life threatening.

Six Rotherham men, aged 22, 23, 30, 33, 34 and 38, were arrested on suspicion of wounding and violent disorder and bailed.

A car was seized by police officers as part of the investigation.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 558 of February 21.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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