Two people have been arrested after a man was struck by a car in North Tyneside.

The incident happened at around 7.45am on Saturday, July 31 around the Links/Spanish City area of Whitley Bay where a silver Mercedes estate collided with the man.

The man was able to get up after the incident and got into the Mercedes before the female driver has driven off with him in the car.

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the incident but police are keen for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any dashcam footage to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police via the Tell Us Something page on our website or contact 101 quoting reference 310721 0330.

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