Doncaster healthcare worker attacked

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Police are investigating reports of an attack on a healthcare worker near a Doncaster hospital.

The incident is believed to have been a mugging last night near the post office on Byron Avenue, Balby, and police are investigating.

A Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust spokesman said: “We can confirm a member of staff has reported being involved in an incident last night as he was walking to work at the Tickhill Road Hospital site, Balby. The incident happened off the hospital site.

“Our staff member has reported receiving injuries but was not detained in hospital. We are offering our member of staff support via his manager. Our member of staff is fully co-operating with the police over this matter.”