Policeman attacked at Mailcoach Inn pub in Rotherham

A police officer has been injured after responding to reports of a fight at a pub in South Yorkshire.

The 34-year-old was the first officer on the scene of a disturbance outside the Mailcoach Inn at Wellgate in Rotherham at about 19:00 GMT on Monday.

South Yorkshire Police said he was assaulted, receiving deep cuts to the head, and had to be treated at hospital.

Three men have been arrested.

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