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Police appeal after driver fails to stop after hitting 10 year old cyclist in Ellesmere

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Ellesmere are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

It is reported that between 4.35pm and 4.50pm yesterday, a collision occurred in Brownlow Road, Ellesmere involving a saloon style car and a cyclist. The vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

The cyclist, a 10 year-old boy, sustained injuries not believed to be life-threatening or changing.

Police Constable Tom Symonds, of West Mercia Police, said: “We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information about the vehicle that did not stop, unfortunately at this time we have no vehicle type, make or model.

“Anyone who has any information is urged to contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting 594s of 9 November 2017.”

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).

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