A MAN has been arrested following an assault in Barnsley.

The 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He has since been released under investigation.

On Tuesday October 16, a 28-year-old man was found in an alleyway just off Coniston Road with serious injuries. He remains in a serious condition in hospital.

Police are determined to establish what happened to him and are continuing to urge witnesses to come forward with any information.

Detective Inspector Mark Monteiro, said: “If anyone has any information about the circumstances leading to the assault on Tuesday evening, or was witness to the attack, please do come forward and tell us what you know.

”If you have any information that could assist with our enquiries, please call 101 quoting incident number 786 of October 16 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”