Officers are appealing for more information after a 51-year-old woman was discovered by a Doncaster roadside this morning with serious injuries, which are believed to have been sustained in a street attack.
A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police are currently carrying out enquiries in the Nursery Lane area of Sprotbrough following reports of an assault in the early hours of this morning.
"Emergency services were called to the area after members of the public found a 51-year-old woman in Nursery Lane with serious injuries."
"She has been taken to hospital where she remains, receiving treatment."
"Roads in the surrounding area were closed this morning while officers begin their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the woman’s injuries."
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting incident number 96 of July 20, 2016.