‘Huge police presence’ in Doncaster suburb after overnight incident

A heavy police presence remained in place overnight in a Doncaster suburb following an incident which reportedly saw one person attacked and several cars damaged.

Friday, 21st August 2020, 11:57 am

There are reports of a police presence this morning on Cantley Lane, Cantley as well as Almond Road amid claims a person was “badly hurt” after being attacked by multiple people on Thursday evening (20 August). Several cars were also reportedly damaged on Almond Road. A video taken on Cantley Lane shows police cordons in place on adjacent roads.

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue confirmed a Mitsubishi Shogun was deliberately set on fire at 11:20pm on nearby Broom Hill Drive, Cantley, Doncaster. One fire crew from Doncaster station attended the incident. They left the scene at 11:50pm. No injuries were reported.

It is not known if the incidents are linked.

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A police cordon was in place in Cantley overnight following the incident.

South Yorkshire Police have been contacted for comment and we will update this story as soon as we have more information.

A vehicle appears to have been set alight.
At least one cars appears to have been burnt out.