Eight year-old boy injured in hit and run

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

An eight-year-old child sustained minor injuries in a reported hit-and-run collision in Wheatley last night.

Police have received reports that a blue saloon-type car was travelling along Oversley Road, Wheatley, when it came into collision with an eight-year-old boy.

The car failed to stop at the scene.

It is reported that a white man who looked approximately 25-years-old was driving the vehicle.

The incident occurred at around 6.30pm yesterday (July 7) and officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 991 of July 7 2014.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.