POLICE have made a fresh appeal for information in a shocking hit and run case as it emerged one of the cars involved was stolen.

A 50-year-old pedestrian was hit by one of the cars at around 7.20pm on December 12 on Racecommon Road.

Witnesses report the cars were travelling together but fled the scene after the man was hit - he is still in hospital in critical condition.

Police now say one of the cars is described as a silver Ford Mondeo, registration C19 GJM, that has been reported stolen.

Police believe this vehicle may be parked or abandoned in the Barnsley area.

Anyone who has any information should call police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 941 of 12/12/12.