Man stabbed at South Yorkshire nightclub

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed at a South Yorkshire nightclub.

Emergency services were called to Whispers nightclub in Barnsley town centre after reports a 30-year-old man had been stabbed at the venue.

Police and paramedics attended the scene at around 1.15am on Sunday and the injured man was taken to hospital shortly afterwards.

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The man is said to have attended a private function inside the premises.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident at Whispers on Regent Street in Barnsley at 1.15am today.

“A 30 year old man, who is believed to have attended a private function at the nightclub, received a stab injury and is now in a serious condition in hospital. Enquiries are now underway.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 64 of 18/12/16.