A WOMAN was taken to hospital after she was suspected to have been attacked with a needle last weekend.

On Saturday, the victim was at The Star Hotel on Hoyland Road, Hoyland Common.

At 10.45pm, police were called to the venue following reports that a woman had suffered injuries to her hand.

She was taken to hospital for treatment to puncture marks to her right hand, which are suspected to have been caused by a needle.

The woman has been released from hospital and enquiries are ongoing, according to South Yorkshire Police.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 955 of May 25.