Detectives launched a full investigation after a 25-year-old man sustained potentially life-changing injuries, when he was deliberately struck by a car in Stuart Road in the early hours of Tuesday the 27th of November 2018.
Two men from Plymouth were previously arrested on suspicion of attempted murder; a 35-year-old man has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries. A 40-year-old man has been released on police bail until Thursday 21 March.
Today (Wednesday 27th February) police arrested a 26-year-old man at Heathrow Airport; he remains in police custody and awaits questioning.
Detective Inspector Scott Bradley, said: “Our investigation into the hit-and-run in Plymouth in November continues, and today we arrested a suspect as he departed a plane returning from Thailand.
“We would like to thank the public for information received so far, however we are still appealing for witnesses and information that can assist with our enquiries.
“We would also like to renew our appeal to the public to assist us in locating a white BMW 3 Series with the registration WX10 BVO.
“This vehicle remains outstanding and it is vital that we locate it; if you have come into possession of this vehicle or know of its location, please contact the police on firstname.lastname@example.org quoting crime reference CR/109778/18.
“You can also give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”