Police officer assaulted in Doncaster attack

Shocked residents in a Doncaster village claim a police officer was attacked this morning.

Part of Hexthorpe Road is sealed off this morning (Picture: James English)

The officer, who is reported to have lost consciousness after the incident in Sheardown Street, off Hexthorpe Road, Hexthorpe, was rushed to hospital.

A police cordon is in place close to the Mark Jarvis bookmakers, with forensic experts in white suits examining the area.

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Side streets off Hexthorpe Road have also been taped off, with officers guarding the crime scene.

Two men and a woman are reported to have been arrested over the incident.

Details have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police.