Man arrested after pedestrian 'deliberately driven at'

A man has been arrested after a car is believed to have deliberately driven at a pedestrian in Denton.

At around 11.55pm on Sunday night (May 17), police were called to reports of a collision between a VW Golf and a pedestrian on Bowden Street, close to the junction with Manchester Road.  

A 25-year-old man was taken to hospital, where he remains with minor injuries. 

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault. He remains in police custody for questioning.

Bowden Street remains closed this afternoon while police continue investigative work on a section of the road. 

A forensic tent was seen at the scene, close to Denton Liberal club, this morning but has since been removed. 

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9210, quoting 3188 of 17/05/20 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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