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Man, 27, charged after attack which has left victim fighting for his life

Written by on 25/09/2020

A man has been named and charged after an attack that left a 36-year-old man fighting for his life in hospital.

Emergency services were called to Ecclesall Road in Sheffield just after 5.30pm on September 19, after reports a man had been assaulted.

The man still remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Now officers at South Yorkshire Police have charged Louis Ward with assault.

The 27-year-old of Broomfield Road in Sheffield will appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today, September 25.

At the time police closed off the road for several hours while conducting enquiries.

Detectives remain keen to hear from anyone who was in Ecclesall Road on Saturday afternoon at around 5.30pm and may hold information that could help the ongoing investigation.

If you have any information you are asked to call 101 quoting incident number 720 of September 19.