Man in court charged with town centre beating

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A MAN has appeared in court today charged with a town centre street attack.

Adam Redfern appeared at Doncaster Magistrates’ Court accused of assault and possessing an offensive weapon following the incident in which a 46-year-old man suffered multiple fractures, including a broken leg.

Police said the victim was beaten with a “blunt weapon” during the attack in York Street, Mexborough, near to its junction with West Street.

The man, who has not been named was in a serious but stable condition in Doncaster Royal Infirmary, police said.

Redfern, 40, of Derwent Terrace, Mexborough, was remanded in custody to appear at Doncaster Crown Court next Friday.

A 34-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident which happened at about 6pm on Saturday remains on bail.

Call police on 101 quoting incident number 1,107 of November 12.