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Man found with potentially life-threatening injuries in Rotherham park

Detectives in Rotherham say they are investigating an attack on a man who was found with what they are describing as 'serious head injuries'.

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The 53-year-old was found in Bradgate Park at around 10:50pm on Wednesday.

Officers say an investigation is now underway to establish what happened to the man and speak to anyone who was in the area at the time.

The man currently remains in hospital in a serious and potentially life-threatening condition.

I would like to ask that anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious to come forward so that we can establish what happened in this incident.

– Detective Sergeant Claire Moss


Police issue image over Rotherham indecent exposure

South Yorkshire Police have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a reported indecent exposure in Rotherham.

Police say the man is believed to have been wearing a green and black Nike top and black tracksuit bottoms Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Detectives say at about 6.30pm on Tuesday 2 August, it is reported that a nine-year-old girl and her friend were walking along the Wellway, Sunnyside, when a man indecently exposed himself.

The man is also said to have made inappropriate comments towards the two girls.

He is believed to have been wearing a green and black Nike top and black tracksuit bottoms and was riding a mountain bike.

Missing Leicestershire teenager believed to be in South Yorkshire

Britney Rollinson Credit: South Yorkshire Police

A teenager who went missing from Leicestershire last Friday is believed to be in South Yorkshire, police say.

Britney Rollinson, 15, was reportedly seen at Meadowhall Interchange on Friday evening, though police say this is not yet confirmed, and she has connections to the Rotherham area.

The teenager was last seen wearing a white knee-length dress with grey stripes, grey Adidas trainers and was carrying a black handbag. She has blonde dyed hair.


Funeral for boy who died in Rotherham canal

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The funeral of a schoolboy who drowned in a canal in Rotherham last week has taken place.

Prayers have been said for Subhaan Ali, 11, at Ridge Road mosque.

An inquest which opened into his death yesterday heard that he and a group of friends had been playing near to the canal when he disappeared in the water.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police believe boy who died in Rotherham canal was with a group

Officers investigating the death of a boy whose body was recovered from a Rotherham canal last night are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area to come forward.

Around 7pm yesterday, police received reports that an 11-year-old boy, had been seen going into the canal near to Stonerow Way near Parkgate Retail, Rotherham but had disappeared soon after.

Specialist resources attended the scene, including South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and the Ambulance Service. The body of the 11-year-old was recovered from the water at around 11pm.

We have a number of resources investigating the circumstances that led to this tragic incident where sadly a young life has been lost.

We believe that the boy was with a group of around eight other young people when he entered the water at around 7pm.

We are working to establish the full circumstances in the lead up to the incident but we would appeal for anyone who was in the area between 6pm and 7pm, and may have seen a group of young people or has any information, to please get in touch.

– nvestigating officer Temporary Detective Inspector Graham Stead

Police say no-one else was injured during the incident.

Formal identification is yet to have taken place and officers are working with both the coroner and family.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course.

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