Man attacked by gang with weapons in street attack outside Doncaster pub

A man has suffered serious injuries after being attacked by a gang wielding weapons in an attack in broad daylight outside a Doncaster pub this morning.

By Darren Burke
Monday, 16th August 2021, 1:39 pm
Updated Monday, 16th August 2021, 1:42 pm

Police and two air ambulances were sent to the Broadway Hotel in Dunscroft after reports of a man in his 30s being attacked by a group of men near to the pub at about 10.30am today.

There have been unconfirmed reports that the man was attacked with a machete.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “We received reports at about 10.30am today of an assault at the junction of Broadway and Sheepdip Lane in the Dunscroft area of Doncaster.

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The man was attacked by a gang near to the Broadway Hotel in Dunscroft this morning.

“Officers attended and found a man aged in his 30s who had reportedly been attacked by two or three men with weapons, who had arrived in a car.

"The victim received injuries to his head, arms and hands.

"The men then fled the scene in the car before officers arrived.

“An ambulance crew attended to administer care to the injured man.

“Witnesses described seeing a 4x4-style vehicle parked up and described the attackers as having brown hair.”

“Enquiries are ongoing. If you have any information or dashcam or CCTV footage which could assist our officers, please contact 101 quoting incident number 230 of 16 August, or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”