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Men arrested for 'attempted murder' over suspected hit-and-run

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Image caption Police said the man was hit by a car in Tyrrell Gardens

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after another man was hit by a car in Bournemouth.

The 20-year-old was struck in Tyrrell Gardens at about 15:45 GMT Sunday afternoon.

The arrested men, a 24-year-old from Poole and a 34-year-old from Bournemouth have been released on bail.

Police have also released a picture of a woman they want to speak to seen near a fire which destroyed a green Daewoo, believed to be involved in the crash.

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Image caption Police want to identify a woman who was in the area of the car fire

Det Con Ian Allen, of Bournemouth CID, said: "We believe she may have information that will help with our enquiries.

"I would ask her or anyone who recognises her, to get in contact with me urgently."

The man is being treated in hospital for serious head injuries.

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