Man critically ill in hospital with head injuries after Rotherham assault

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A MAN is critically ill in hospital following an assault in the Kimberworth Park area of Rotherham.

Emergency services called to a house on Lapwater Walk found a 44-year-old man unconscious with serious head injuries.

The man was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield, then transferred to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital where he remains critical.

Forensic work is ongoing at the scene as part of the police investigation.

Anyone with information about the assault, at 9.35pm on Sunday, should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1,278 of August 5.

n A MAN has appeared in court charged with wounding with intent. Martin Tyler, aged 46, appeared at Rotherham Magistrates’ Court yesterday where he was remanded in custody.