Man dies after assault

A MAN has died after he was assaulted in South Elmsall.

Police were called to a report of an assault on Barnsley Road at around 1.50am on Saturday.

A man in his 20s was taken to Pontefract General Infirmary where he later died of his injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Wakefield District CID via 0845 6060606.

For more of this story see Thursday’s Express.