PICTURE: Man critically injured after being 'hit with object' in South Yorkshire street

Police at the scene.
Police at the scene.

A man was left critically injured after allegedly being hit with an object in the street.

The 57-year-old man was attacked in Crown Avenue, Cudworth, on Monday at 9.15pm.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said emergency services were called out to an "altercation in the street" in which a man "sustained serious injuries to his head, after reportedly being struck with an object."

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He currently remains in hospital in a critical condition, although police said his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in connection to the incident. He remains in police custody.

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Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 1184 of 23 July 2018.

The public can also ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.