Police cordon in Rotherham town centre after man arrested over pub assault

By Adele Forrest | 18/06/2019

Police cordon in Rotherham town centre after man arrested over pub assault
The scene last night

A POLICE cordon remains in place today (Tuesday) after a man suffered a head injury in a town centre pub last night.

A 20-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault and remained in custody this morning.

Emergency services were called to The Plough on Effingham Street at around 5.20pm where a 31-year-old man was found with a wound to his head, police said. 

The man was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged. His injuries were described as minor.

A police spokeswoman added: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the incident and how the injuries were caused and a cordon remains in place around the area.” 

If you saw what happened, or have any information, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously quoting incident 706 of June 17.

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