Gang of three arrested after street attack in South Elmsall

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two men were attacked in South Elmsall during the early hours of New Years Day.

Two 26-year-old men were walking along Westfield Lane when they were assaulted by a group of other men, sometime between 5am and 6am on Tuesday.

Three men aged 18, 23 and 24-years-old have been arrested on suspicion of assault and have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Detectives said that officers were carrying out high-visibility patrols in the area and investigations were ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the assault or has any information should contact Wakefield CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.