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’.

By Sarah Marshall
Saturday, 11 May, 2019, 14:33

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


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

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

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“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.