51-year-old man arrested after machete attack at Maltby pub

A 51-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after an attack with a machete at a pub in Maltby.

He was arrested as the victim was taken to hospital with injuries described as "not thought to be life- threatening or life-changing” after the incident at the Queen’s Hotel at the weekend. 

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called to reports of a man being injured at the Queen’s Hotel on Tickhill road, at 8.20pm on Saturday.

“It is reported a man was attacked by another man with a machete.

"The man was taken to hospital with injuries not thought to be life threatening or life changing. 

“A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm. 

“Enquiries are continuing.”

Anyone with information which may assist police enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 943 of June 11.

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