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Man In Induced Coma After Attack

Monday October 13 2014

South Yorkshire Police South Yorkshire Police

A MAN is in an induced coma following an assault that took place in a bar on Wellington Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 28-year-old was with friends in Digital when for reasons unknown, both he and one of his friends were attacked by a man at approximately 1.50am.

He was knocked unconscious as a result of the attack and remains in hospital in an induced coma but in a stable condition.

His 30-year-old friend sustained injuries to his face.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have been in the bar at the time or who witnessed the assault to contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 103 of October 11.

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Reply Posted by bananas on Monday October 13 2014 at 13:37
get well soon. some nutters art there..

Reply Posted by Worried on Monday October 13 2014 at 13:51
Scares me to death what today's world is becoming. Why can't people just go out and have a drink n a laugh without having to witness or be involved in violence. My kids are only toddlers but I already worry about the day they are old enough to go our drinking!! Hope the lad pulls though n thoughts are with his family

Reply Posted by @worried on Monday October 13 2014 at 13:57
There have always been trouble making loonies in Tarn and always will be - just like any other place, they get too much drink and think they are the big I AM. It was the same 20 years ago and my dad and grandad said it was like that when they were young.

Reply Posted by dodah on Monday October 13 2014 at 14:31
That's why I dunt go out any more 2 many arseholes prefer to stay in n have a drink in the comfort ov my own home

Reply Posted by barry on Monday October 13 2014 at 14:35
I heard it was a targeted attack on a foreign lad no need for it at all

Reply Posted by dannyjoe on Monday October 13 2014 at 14:39
There's too many little wannabes gettin on steroids thinkin there hard goin round hitting defenceless people who wunt hurt a fly just t make them look big in front ov their mates.

Reply Posted by edqvist on Monday October 13 2014 at 15:13
So true dannyjoe...and little shithouses when by themselves

Reply Posted by lee on Monday October 13 2014 at 14:54
i guess since wellington st is the biggest part of nightlife in barnsley.....................................were's the CCTV footage ?

Reply Posted by Guido fawkes on Monday October 13 2014 at 15:34
Public houses or should I say the multi million pound making brewing companies need to be held more accountable for the activities that occur on there premisies, drug taking is now viewed as the norm by the youth who go into barnsley for a night out,so on this account would suggest a more proactive door persons,then secondly the brewing companies need to made to foot the bill that its costs on the NHS to treat the inebriated youths ,possibly on a 50/50 footing .I personally would favour a more as other countries do charge alcohol at higher amounts hence enforcing a more responsible attitude to alcohol.

Reply Posted by Tom on Monday October 13 2014 at 16:40
HMRC makes more out of alcohol than the brewing companies, who make very little in the grand scheme of things. And they produce the product.

A pint shouldn't be more than £1.

Reply Posted by Guido Fawkes on Monday October 13 2014 at 22:11
A pound a pint it is tom ,but there is a price to pay you have to work in a and e and see someone being stitched up who has been glasses,you have to watch someone being cut out of a car,you have to sit with little johnny and watch his drunken father beating the hell out of his mother.tom alcohol has to go the other way make supermarkets charge more and the pubs also,however I do agree with the hmrc as regards fuel costs abolish road tax and put that cost onto fuel the more you use the roads the more you pay .

Reply Posted by bananas on Monday October 13 2014 at 15:41
we all know what crack is when ye go 4 a neet art.. you just av to go in the bogs.... DRUGS.....and ye door persons r most likely to turn a blind eye.. cos there as bad 4 tekin em..replace all cctv cos they r useless and employ a sniper...

Reply Posted by dean francis on Monday October 13 2014 at 15:46
I dont go in there , the last time I went in someone was dealing in the mens toilets while doormen was in & they dint bat an eye lid you cant tell me the owners dont know whats going on ... ?

Reply Posted by Guido fawkes on Monday October 13 2014 at 16:30
The chronicle should do some undercover work and prove beyond doubt by naming these public houses that deal in such ways,then the police need involving and licences need revoking for these dens which help promote the brutality to ones fellow man on an evening out,

Reply Posted by dean on Monday October 13 2014 at 15:47
I dont go in there , the last time I went in someone was dealing in the mens toilets while doormen was in & they dint bat an eye lid you cant tell me the owners dont know whats going on ... ?

Reply Posted by nessa on Monday October 13 2014 at 16:11
Lee..that's what i thought...just waste time .should veiw it identify n arrest ,charge m jail m,save another kid been hurt.. to. Easy that though.....that is if cctv didnt go down.on the minutes of footage... to common that now...

Reply Posted by Just saying on Tuesday October 14 2014 at 11:31
just to set the record straight the door staff dealt with the situation and got the emergency services to the guy. If anyone that's commenting as never worked on the doors you haven't got a clue what happens it hard to stop assaults you don't know who's going to hit anyone. Oh and what it doesn't state I this article but the police know who's done it

Reply Posted by Anon on Wednesday October 15 2014 at 01:10
surprise, surprise!? Yet another brutal assault in tarn!? Half the time, the bouncers do nothing, and they lie to protect those they know as well! It's about time the police stepped up for the safety of innocent folk trying to have a good night out by insisting all bars in town have working CCTV......inside and out!!! Too many thugs get away with appalling behaviour nowadays due to lack of evidence, made up stories and support from the bouncers. Makes my blood boil!!

Reply Posted by Jimmy on Wednesday October 15 2014 at 11:06
Why does everyone seem to think CCTV is the miracle cure to Barnsley's idiots round town problem? Most clubs (and certainly all of wellington street), already have a ton of CCTV and it hasn't stopped this attack, nor does it deter them from attacking. Why would anyone wanna give South Yorkshire Police a watching eye over us with the history we have with them and with whats happened recently in Rotherham? Lazy solution to a complicated problem, just as their solution to anti social behaviour in the town centre by young kids is to ban under 16's from being in town after 6.

Reply Posted by Omg on Wednesday October 15 2014 at 08:16
Do you not get it! They have CCTV!!!! It was caught on CCTV! The bouncers followed procedures!

Reply Posted by rainbow on Wednesday October 15 2014 at 13:00
Pubs should shut at twelve and those wanting to stay out go to night clubs as they had to years before.. Drunks sent home, well dressed people alowed in to enjoy themselves in a safe atmosphere..

Reply Posted by stoner on Friday October 17 2014 at 15:11
If they was all stoned instead of drunk it wouldn't have happened FACT

Reply Posted by Jayz on Friday October 17 2014 at 15:13
Too many idiots in tarn eating steriods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They all look the same aswell.. skinny legs and walking round with carpets under there arms thinking there rock hard. He should get locked up for attempted murder and hopefully gets a taste of his own medicine in jail.

Reply Posted by neil88 on Friday October 17 2014 at 15:17
Alcohol is as bad as any drug if not worse simply because its available from every shop on every street in the country,why do people have to drink at all?why is one socially acceptable and the other not when both are equally as damaging to your body,mental health and everyone around you

Reply Posted by stoner on Friday October 17 2014 at 15:19
Close most of pubs open cannabis cafes and see how more laid back town centre gets. And the money made from it could fund the development of the town to accommodate all the People that would be visiting.

Reply Posted by @anon on Friday October 17 2014 at 15:39
have ever worked on the doors you don't know what your talking about I've worked the doors for the last 12 years 10 of which was with 2 of the doormen that was on that door that night and there a good set off lads. Don't tar everyone with the same brush.

Reply Posted by Bray on Friday October 17 2014 at 16:11
i was in digital on Friday and saw two middle aged dark skinned men hit the deck but I didn't see anyone hit him i tried to help him when he fell but instead was dragged away by the door men. And then saw the door men drag the poor man by his arms to the back door and outside. Door men should be first aid trained because then they would know not to of move him but instead try bring him round

Reply Posted by Doorman on Monday October 20 2014 at 12:57
Doormen aren't really there to look after you, they are they to protect the interests of the club, so if someone hits the deck and wont get up, it looks bad on the club/pub so they get taken to a quiet private area and then the first aid commences. you have to keep the money flowing

Reply Posted by neil88 on Saturday October 18 2014 at 10:14
Too many people rely on drink/drugs or both,alcohol is as bad as any drug and should be treated as such,i notice my first comment was removed although not sure why,

Reply Posted by Dan on Monday October 27 2014 at 08:52
Yes there's your answer keep the mone flowing ! Yes it's the money -money-money must keep the money flowing. Doorman brainwashed I think

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