Hit-and-run driver who ran over a cyclist is caught on A11

PUBLISHED: 14:45 10 November 2019 | UPDATED: 08:21 11 November 2019

A suspected hit and run driver was arrested on the A11. Picture: Archant

A suspected hit and run driver was arrested on the A11. Picture: Archant

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A suspected hit and run driver who is believed to have run over a cyclist has been arrested on the A11.

Officers spotted a man who is wanted by the Metropolitan Police for an assault, where he is alleged to have run over a cyclist causing serious injuries.

The driver was stopped on the dual carriageway at Barton Mills on the morning of Sunday, November 10.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing (RAPT) said on Twitter: "A vehicle was stopped by RAPT on the A11 at Barton Mills this morning. The driver was wanted by Met Police for a serious assault where it's alleged that he had run over a cyclist. The driver has been arrested on suspicion of GBH."

Officers added that it was successful arrest aimed at denying alleged criminals' use of the roads.

The arrest follows a RAPT stop where children were found without a seatbelt on in Ipswich.

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