Officers have released a picture of a man they want to speak to about the incident which happened on Narrowboat Close in Tuesday the 17th of April
A 54-year-old man was hit by a car between ten and half past - and the driver simply left him lying in the road.
He had to be taken to hospital following the collision.
Police were called to the incident at 10.23 that morning, and say it happened after the victim confronted two people who had allegedly broken into a house.
The people fled the scene in a blue Vauxhall Astra SRI bearing the false number plate starting with BV67, colliding with the man and causing serious leg injuries.
Police Staff Investigator Len Bell said: "This was an appalling incident and I am shocked that the driver left the scene leaving the victim lying in the road.
"If you have any information that could assist our investigation, please get in touch so we can find the person responsible."