Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man charged over Wombwell assault

A man has been charged with assault after a man suffered serious head injuries in an attack in Wombwell, near Barnsley.

The victim, a man in his early 40s, remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

The incident happened on Wombwell High Street at about 21:00 BST on Tuesday.

South Yorkshire Police said a 38-year-old man had been remanded in custody and was due to appear at Barnsley Magistrates' Court on Friday.

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