Three men stabbed in violent burglary in village near Barnsley

Three men are in hospital after being stabbed during an 'aggravated' burglary.

Welland Crescent, Elsecar
Welland Crescent, Elsecar

The incident took place at a house on Welland Crescent in Elsecar, near Barnsley, overnight.

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Three men were taken to hospital with knife wounds, but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

South Yorkshire Police confirmed they have arrested three men, aged, 31, 20 and 18, on suspicion of aggravated burglary, and a fourth, aged 27, for assault.