Hit-and-run man released

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A MAN knocked unconscious in an incident in which he is believed to have been run over by a car has been released from hospital.

Police said the 19-year-old was seriously assaulted in an incident at the junction of Wood Lane and Woodfarm Close, Stannington, at 10.15pm last Thursday. Locals said the assault was a hit-and-run by a car.

Two men and two women arrested and quizzed over the incident have been released by detectives, two of them on police bail. Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 0114 220 2020 and quote incident number 1,274 of April 7.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.