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Man ‘deliberately hit’ with car following fight with weapons in Gedling


Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a man was deliberately run over following violent disorder in Gedling.

Officers were called to reports of a fight, involving the use of weapons, in Perlethorpe Close.

An ambulance was called after a man was struck by a car during the incident. His injuries are not currently believed to be life-threatening. 

Inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the disorder which happened shortly before 7pm on Monday (3). 

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Two men, aged 32 and 22, were arrested on Tuesday (4) on suspicion of affray and officers are working hard to trace others involved in the incident. 

Detective Inspector Simon Harrison, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “As this disorder happened in clear daylight, we are now appealing to anyone who was in the area and saw what happened to please get in touch as soon as possible.

“I would also appeal to any motorists who may have captured dashcam footage to call us as they could have information which could prove vital to our ongoing inquiries.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 637 of 3 July 2023. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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