Man in critical condition following Rotherham assault

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Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Rotherham on New Year’s Eve.

At around 5.30pm, the 46-year-old man is believed to have been in Woodland Drive, North Anston, when he was approached by three people, two men and a woman.

Police say it’s believed there was an altercation resulting in one of the men pushing the 46-year-old to the ground.

The 46-year-old was taken to hospital where he is today in a critical condition.

The three people are believed to be around 18 or 19-years-old.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have been in the Woodland Drive area of North Anston around this time yesterday, or who may have information about the incident.

Contact 101 quoting incident number 597 of December 31 2014. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.