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Police search for pedestrian thought to be victim of a hit-and-run incident in Arboretum

Police have spoken to a 23-year-old man in connection with the incident and have seized a car as part of their investigation.

Officers are searching for the victim of a hit and run who has not yet brought the incident to the attention of the police and is not believed to have been seriously injured.

The incident is thought to have happened in the early hours of this morning when a driver is reported to have fled the scene after hitting a pedestrian, who officers are now working to locate.

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a third-party report of a hit-and-run, which is believed to have taken place in Forest Road East, Arboretum, at around 5am on Friday (27 August 2021).

The man who is believed to have been hit is said to have got to his feet after the incident, but also left the scene.

Police have spoken to a 23-year-old man in connection with the incident and have seized a car as part of their investigation.

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He continues to cooperate with officers as part of their enquiries.

Inspector Richard Guy, from Nottinghamshire Police, said:  “We are very keen to locate the man who is believed to have been hit during this incident, and we are asking for anyone who saw the incident or has any information to get in touch.

“It is not only the law but also the responsibility of any driver to stop after an accident and wherever someone is reported to have fled we will investigate and conduct thorough enquiries to understand the circumstances of why this happened.

“We have spoken to a man in connection with the incident and he is cooperating with our enquiries.

“Anyone with information is urged to get in touch on 101, quoting incident 494 of 27 August 2021.”

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