Man, 27, beaten up outside Doncaster home as he tackles yobs

Scene of the attack: Drury Lane, Tickhill, Doncaster
Scene of the attack: Drury Lane, Tickhill, Doncaster
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A MAN who was savagely beaten outside his own home after he went outside to remonstrate with a group of misbehaving youths was left with his jaw broken in two places, police revealed today.

Matthew King, 27, had his jaw broken in two places after he was surrounded by nine teenagers in an alleyway next to his house in Drury Lane, Tickhill, Doncaster, as he tried to talk to them.

Mr King said he had taken action after suffering at the hands of youngsters who had continually misbehaved outside his house.

A police spokesman said Mr King went outside and down an alleyway at the side of his house where he was surrounded by a group of nine youths, verbally abused and punched in the face.

Anyone with information about the attack, which happened at around 7.30pm on Saturday evening, is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on non-emergency number 101 quoting incident number 1149.