Man found with severe head injuries in Barnsley street

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being found with severe head injuries in a Barnsley street.

By Claire Lewis
Monday, 28th October 2019, 1:12 pm
Updated Monday, 28th October 2019, 5:49 pm

The 69-year-old was found in Cope Street, Worsbrough Common, at around 7am yesterday.

He was taken to hospital, where he remains today.

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Cope Street, Barnsley

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Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 337 of October 27.