Police investigating Doncaster shotgun incident which saw man being chased through village

An investigation has been launched following an incident in Rossington where two men armed with shotguns were seen chasing another individual.

Friday, 21st January 2022, 7:07 pm

Police were called to Coronach Way in Rossington around 9pm on Thursday after reports of shots being fired.

Officers found a car with damage to the rear window consistent with a gunshot and began searching for those involved.

An investigation is now underway and South Yorkshire Police officers will remain in the area to conduct enquiries.

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Coronach Way in New Rossington where the firearms incident took place

Investigating officer DCI Richard Hammond said: “Our enquiries are continuing at pace and we would encourage anyone with information to come forward.

“If you were in the area at the time, if you saw or heard anything suspicious, or if you know who might be involved, please report to us.

“We know how concerning this incident is to the local community. Our officers remain on scene carrying our enquiries and additional patrols to provide you with reassurance. If you see them, please do go and say hello - they are there to help and support you.”

Information can be passed to officers by calling 101 and quoting incident number 902 of 20 January.

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

Coronach Way is located in the New Rossington area off Radburn Road.


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