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Bawtry street attack: Man charged with grievous bodily harm

Iain Eldridge
Image caption Iain Eldridge remains critically ill

A man has been charged in connection with an assault on New Year's Day which left a man critically ill in hospital.

Iain Eldridge, 35, suffered a severe head injury in the attack in Station Road, Bawtry, Doncaster at 00:40 GMT.

Police said a 21-year-old man from Bawtry had been charged with grievous bodily harm and is due to appear at Doncaster Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Police said Mr Eldridge remained in a critical condition at Sheffield's Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

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