Man arrested in attempted murder probe

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a hit-and-run incident in a Suffolk town.

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a hit-and-run incident in a Suffolk town.

A 21-year-old man was hit by a Ford Ka car at the junction of Poplar Hill and Webb's Close in Stowmarket at around 6pm on Saturday night.

A police spokesman said the driver failed to stop at the scene.

Emergency services were alerted after the injured man managed to walk to a house in Hill Rise to raise the alarm.

When police arrived he was already being treated by paramedics before being taken to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds where his injuries were described as minor.

Poplar Hill was closed to allow a collision investigation team to examine the area.

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A 48-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody on Saturday night for further questioning at Bury Police Station.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact Bury CID on 01473 613500.