Eight year-old injured in 'hit and run' in Moretonhampstead
A young boy was left with an injured leg following an alleged hit and run in Devon.
A white van collided with the eight-year-old boy in Moretonhampstead and then failed to stop, say police.
The incident took place at around 4:10pm on Wednesday, September 18 on a narrow country lane between the village of North Bovey and Moretonhampstead.
A police spokesperson said: "The van collided with the boy as it passed him and his two siblings in the lane but left the scene without stopping."
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The boy sustained a fractured leg.
Police say it is possible that the van in question had signwriting and a flourescent stripe on the side.
The van was travelling towards North Bovey at the time of the collision.
Anyone with information concerning the collision is asked to contact the Police on 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.