Man arrested over incident in Barnsley

Police are investigating following reports of an incident at a house in Barnsley.

Emergency services were called to a property in Kirkland Gardens, Monk Bretton, at about 7.40am today (Friday 18 October).

A 55-year-old woman was found with serious injuries and has been taken to hospital where she remains in a serious condition. A 31-year-old man sustained minor injuries and was also taken to hospital.

A 59-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A cordon will remain in place at the address while forensic examinations are conducted and initial enquiries are carried out.

Police believe this was an isolated incident.