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Police appeal after town centre assault

Wednesday January 11 2017


Police are appealing for witnesses after the assault Police are appealing for witnesses after the assault


POLICE are investigating after a man was assaulted in the town centre last weekend, leaving him in hospital with facial injuries.

The 22-year-old man was assaulted by in Legends bar on Wellington Street, between 1.20am and 1.30am in the early hours of Sunday morning.

He suffered facial injuries requiring hospital treatment.

Anyone with any information should call 101 or email enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 79 of January 8 2017.

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Reply Posted by Kimberley Brown on Wednesday January 11 2017 at 21:19
Why can't people just have a good night out without having to fight I hope the men will be oaky and they get whoever did it to him

Reply Posted by Kimberley Brown on Wednesday January 11 2017 at 21:25
Why do people have to assault other people why can't people just go out and have a good night out without having to hurt other people and whoever it was who assault the young man needs to be lock up scumbag horrible men

Reply Posted by Jack on Thursday January 12 2017 at 21:29
I know the lad who was assaulted as he lives next door to me. Why anyone would want to do this to him is beyond me. He is a young lad who keeps out of trouble and works hard for a living and never says anything wrong to anyone. One of the politest young men that you could wish to meet. I do believe that the police have caught one of the men involved.

Reply Posted by Annie on Saturday January 14 2017 at 18:18
I hope that the police have caught someone who was involved in this assault.
I feel very sorry for the victim, your neighbour, and I hope he is alright.
it always seems to happen to the nice ones.
There are some horrible people who seem to sail through life and nice people get hurt.

Reply Posted by David on Saturday January 14 2017 at 09:52
Another attack on Wellington Street, wouldn't go in if someone paid me. That street needs to be closed down or at leasf closed early. Surely there is cctv in the place to help identify them. Hope the lad is recovery

Reply Posted by Davjd on Sunday January 15 2017 at 13:37
Town is crazy now many years ago I worked in town Wellington Street was great odd bit of trouble but now it's full of idiots wanting a scrap

Reply Posted by Ajp on Sunday January 15 2017 at 15:08
It has become a disgusting part of town. will not go there anymore for a night out. people are forever going on about down an outs, addicts and alkies in peel square etc in broad daylight but Wellington st at nite is worse. Here you have people who are not penniless and have money to burn to get drunk and violent on everybody's favourite legal drug (alcohol) as well as no doubt illegal drugs as well. Don't like what I see in broad daylight, nobody does, but grown men p.ssed of there heads puking all ova and starting fights - no thanks

Reply Posted by Naughtynorman on Saturday January 21 2017 at 22:36
Those of us who are old enough to remember going into town,and yes Wellington st in the eighties remember it as always being rough, but a nice and honest rough!!!!!!!! Grown men "and women" have always puked up on Wellington st, and will hopefully continue to do so for years to come!!!!!!!!
The problem is the lack of respect. Brought on by the lack of real jobs and the aspirations of our current population, the increase of recreational drug use and the dissolution of our town by "economic migrants" that bring a life is cheap attitude and culture that just does not fit with ours!!!!!!

Reply Posted by The realist on Tuesday January 24 2017 at 19:42
Yes norman! Well said