POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was allegedly assaulted in the Smithies area of Barnsley last Saturday night (13 February).

A 42-year-old man is said to have been walking through a park in Brunswick Close, when he was approached by a group of men sometime between 9.45pm and 10.05pm.

The man suffered minor facial injuries as a result of the incident. 

The group of men are described as wearing dark clothing and hooded tops.

Anyone with further information should call 101, quoting incident number 1178 of 13 February 2016.