Two arrested after assault in South Yorkshire leaves man in ‘serious condition’

Two men have been arrested following an assault in South Yorkshire which left one man in a “serious condition” in hospital.
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Police said they were called to a property on Novello Street in Maltby on Monday (20 April) following reports a man had been assaulted earlier that morning at about 9.20am.

The victim – a 59-year-old man – was taken to hospital in Rotherham, where he remains in a “serious condition”, police said.

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On Wednesday afternoon two men, aged 30 and 32, were arrested on suspicion of assault and remain in custody.

Novello Street in MaltbyNovello Street in Maltby
Novello Street in Maltby

Officers are appealing for information about the “serious assault”.Anyone who can help should call 101 quoting incident number 226 of 20 April 2020.You can also give information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website – – or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.