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Police arrest man following hit-and-run incident in Eastleigh

Police investigating an attempted assault in Eastleigh have arrested a man in connection with the incident.

It comes after a silver BMW was reportedly involved in a collision with a pedestrian at the junction of Albert Road and Consort Road at around 5.30pm yesterday evening (7 October).

A verbal exchange occurred between the driver of the vehicle and the victim, before the vehicle was seen to flee the scene.

A man in his 40s from Eastleigh suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident.

A 36-year-old man from Eastleigh was subsequently located and arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.

He remains in custody at this time.