Five arrested after serious assault in Rotherham

Herringthorpe Valley Road, Rotherham (Google)
Herringthorpe Valley Road, Rotherham (Google)
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Five people have been arrested after an incident in the early hours of this morning in Rotherham.

Police were called to an incident this morning at 3:40am following reports of an assault against a female on Herringthorpe Valley Road in Rotherham.

Officers arrested five people at the scene, who are now being questioned by police.

The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries, including a fractured nose, possibly punctured lung and a back injury, but at this time they are thought not to be life threatening.

Herringthorpe Valley Road was closed off due to the police incident but according to reports, it has since been reopened.

An investigation following the incident is currently underway.

If you have any information on the incident, contact South Yorkshire police on 101.