The 75-year-old was assaulted in the early hours of this morning after confronting two men he spotted outside his outbuildings.
CRIME: Killer of Rotherham man still at largeÂ nearlyÂ three years after death South Yorkshire Police said the OAP, from Eastgate, Moorends, was attacked atÂ 3.45am.
He sustained a wound to his head, a broken arm and facial fractures. Â
The pensionerÂ was taken to hospital but has since beenÂ discharged. Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quoteÂ incident number 70 of January 7.