A BARNSLEY park was cordoned off to allow police to investigate an assault earlier today.

Officers were called to Hunningley Lane, Kendray at around 1.15am this morning (Thursday).

A 26-year-old man was reportedly assaulted by an unknown person.

He was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries that are not believed to be serious.

A police spokesman said: "A cordon was put in place around a nearby piece of land while police carried out initial enquiries but this has since been removed."

If you have any information that could assist officers, please call 101 quoting incident number 47 of 18 June 2015.