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Man Arrested in Connection With the Confrontation in Hoyland

Thursday July 25 2013


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A man has been arrested following a confrontation in Hoyland at the weekend which left a 49-year-old man with serious head injuries.

A 33-year-old Rotherham man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and grievous bodily harm.

The 49-year-old man is still in hospital, where his condition is described as life threatening.

At around 3.15am on Sunday, 21 July, officers believe that the injured man confronted an unknown male on Skiers View Road in Hoyland.
It is thought that the unknown male may have been attempting to break into the 49-year-old man's car.

Police would still like to encourage anyone with information about the incident, or anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area, to contact South Yorkshire Police in 101, quoting incident number 298 of 21 July. Alternatively to report information about a crime anonymously, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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Reply Posted by razzel on Thursday July 25 2013 at 11:50
Shot the scum! !!! After what he's done to that man and his family! !!! Low life heart less thing he is

Reply Posted by janet on Thursday July 25 2013 at 15:12
i agree they should have the same laws has america, then scum like these can get death sentence , maybe then this country will not carry on going down hill x

Reply Posted by claire on Thursday July 25 2013 at 14:21
totally disgusting behaviour who ever you are you have put this man in hospital caused his family so much upset and still the mans still critical u should be very much ashamed of your self people like you shouldnt be let loose on streets i would like to wish the man whos in hospital all the best of luck on making a good recovery ..

Reply Posted by Cathy on Thursday July 25 2013 at 18:49
If this man is found guilty then he should be locked up for a very long time, its frightening how criminals can do such evil things, ruin peoples lives, then get to court with a sob story and get off lightly.
I hope not in this and all such cases, there has to be stiff sentencing to deter criminals, we are too soft.
I will vote for the party who is willing to give realistic sentences instead of a slap on the wrist.
Hope the victim makes a full recovery.

Reply Posted by Dan on Thursday July 25 2013 at 19:39
Total scum bag !!! Hope dean pulls threw

Reply Posted by Wedge on Thursday July 25 2013 at 21:20
lol

Reply Posted by Fred on Thursday July 25 2013 at 21:34
Wedge what is that supposed to mean! Are you unwell ? A man is left fighting for his life because some low life scum tried took a fancy to his car.

Reply Posted by ej on Thursday July 25 2013 at 21:38
So glad they have got someone for this. Hope the man pulls through

Reply Posted by friend on Thursday July 25 2013 at 23:12
He is doin well after his op. He will be massively scared for life

Reply Posted by enomX on Friday July 26 2013 at 12:57
My boyfriend lives near to where this happened and I think they found the person who did it yesterday across the street from where my boyfriend lives, the person who did it is known as a 'smackhead', they should send him away for a long time for what he's done to that man :@

Reply Posted by \justice on Sunday July 28 2013 at 01:05
Shame they have only arrested one when there was 2???? where is the other scumbag hiding???

Reply Posted by Dave on Monday July 29 2013 at 13:39
Ignore Wedge. He's a well known heroin/crack addict from the Hoyland area also.

Reply Posted by Twi on Monday July 29 2013 at 18:03
Is there any new on how dean is doing?