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Arrest made in connection to Plymouth attempted murder

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Suspect arrested at Heathrow Airport

Police have today arrested a man in connection to a hit-and-run collision in the Stoke area of Plymouth that is being treated as an attempted murder.

Detectives in Plymouth launched a full investigation after a 25-year-old man sustained potentially life-changing injuries, when he was deliberately struck by a car in Stuart Road around 1.30am on Tuesday 27 November 2018.

Two men from Plymouth were previously arrested on suspicion of attempted murder; a 35-year-old man has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

A 40-year-old man has been released on police bail until Thursday 21 March.

Today (27 February) police arrested a 26-year-old man at Heathrow Airport; he remains in police custody within Devon and Cornwall and awaits questioning.

Detective Inspector Scott Bradley, said: “Our investigation into the hit-and-run in Plymouth in November continues, and today we arrested a suspect as he departed a plane returning from Thailand.

“We would like to thank the public for information received so far, however we are still appealing for witnesses and information that can assist with our enquiries.

“We would also like to renew our appeal to the public to assist us in locating a white BMW 3 Series with the registration WX10 BVO. 

“This vehicle remains outstanding and it is vital that we locate it; if you have come into possession of this vehicle or know of its location, please contact the police on 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime reference CR/109778/18. 

“You can also give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”


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