Arrest made after man is hit by a car

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Crime news

A MAN has been arrested after another man was struck by a car in a South Tyneside street.

At just after 2.30am today, police received a report of an aggressive man inside a vehicle on Dulverton Avenue in South Shields.

This vehicle had crashed into two cars in the street, as well as colliding with a 28-year-old man who one of the damaged cars belonged to.

He suffered cuts and bruises and received treatment from paramedics.

The man driving the vehicle made off from the scene but was located a short time later by police in the Boldon Colliery area.

A 40-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of attempted GBH with intent and is currently helping police with enquiries

Enquiries into the incident are continuing today and police are keen to speak to any witnesses.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 63 26/01/15 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.