ANTISOCIAL behaviour continues in a town centre hotspot as officers appeal for information following an assault at a Barnsley taxi rank.

 

On October 17, at 10.45pm the police were called to Peel Square in the town centre following reports of a man who had been assaulted in the taxi rank.

 

A 25-year-old man remains in a critical condition after he suffered a serious head injury.

 

A 38-year-old man was arrested and has since been released on bail.

 

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault, who helped the victim following the assault while waiting for emergency services to attend.

 

They are also keen to hear from anyone who was driving along Peel Street between the hours of 10:30pm and 10:45pm and may have dash-cam footage.”

 

If you have any information phone 101 quoting incident number 1129 of October 17.