Breaking: Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Westwoodside

Armed police on Upperthorpe Road, Westwoodside.  Picture: Andrew Roe

Armed police on Upperthorpe Road, Westwoodside. Picture: Andrew Roe

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a violent disturbance in Westwoodside, near Doncaster, yesterday afternoon.

Officers remain in the area today to reassure the community and enquiries are ongoing.

A 44-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in police custody.

A second male, believed to be in his twenties, was taken to hospital with serious but none-life threatening injuries. He has also been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the disturbance, or with information about vehicles in the area at the time of the incident, to call 101, quoting log number 325 of July 7.