47-year-old man injured in assault

Scunthorpe: Call 101 if you witnessed the incident

18 Apr 2017

We are appealing for witnesses after a 47-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries following an assault on Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe shortly after 5pm on Saturday 8 April.

The man was walking down Doncaster Road with some friends, having previously left the Scunthorpe United football ground, when he was shouted at by a group of unknown men on the opposite side of the road. The men then crossed over the road and assaulted the victim from behind.

The 47-year-old was taken to hospital where he was treated for serious facial injuries.

Anyone that witnessed the incident is asked to call us on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 2263493 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.