Teenager in ‘critical condition’ after being assaulted on South Yorkshire road

A man is in police custody after being arrested in connection with an assault on a South Yorkshire road that left a 17-year-old boy in a ‘critical condition’.

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 2:33 pm
Updated Monday, 13th May 2019, 5:19 pm

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, May 11, officers were called to Montgomery Square, Wath-upon-Deane, following reports of an assault.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries, where he remains in a critical condition.

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Police were called out to Montgomery Square, Wath-upon-Dearne just after midnight on Saturday, May 10 to reports of an assault. Picture: Google Maps
Police were called out to Montgomery Square, Wath-upon-Dearne just after midnight on Saturday, May 10 to reports of an assault. Picture: Google Maps

“A 19-year-old man from Wath was arrested shortly afterwards and remains in police custody.”

“Cordons will remain in place today as officers carry out enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 6 of May 11, 2019.