Mexborough teen seriously injured after alleged assault

Police tape.
Police tape.

A teenage boy suffered a serious head injury after a suspected assault in the early hours of the morning.

The 16-year-old was seen asking for help in Hartley Street, Mexborough, on Tuesday, November 11, at about 2.15am.

A police spokeswoman said: “He had sustained a serious head injury requiring hospital treatment.

“Officers are keen to establish the circumstances surrounding the boy’s injuries, but are currently treating the incident as a suspected assault.”

Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the Hartley Street area, or who may have information, is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 50 of 11 November 2014.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.