Man critical after alleged assault in Rotherham

A man is critically ill in hospital following an alleged assault in the Kimberworth Park area of Rotherham. Emergency services were called to a property on Lapwater Walk on Sunday evening after concerns were raised for a local resident.

A 44-year-old man was found unconscious with serious head injuries. The man was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield but later transferred to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

A 46-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident. He remains in custody assisting police with inquiries.