Rotherham: Man dies and another injured in Rotherham machete attack


A man has been killed and another seriously injured after a man was seen brandishing a machete in Eastwood, Rotherham.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead and another seriously injured in Grosvenor Road, Eastwood, at around 2pm today (Tuesday).

The second man was taken to hospital where is undergoing treatment.

The investigation is at an early stage and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

At present there is a large police presence in the area and this will remain in place to reassure residents.