Boy, 6, injured after hit and run in Aberdeen

A six-year-old boy was injured as he was struck by a car in a hit and run near a theatre.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Picture: John Devlin
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Picture: John Devlin

The incident happened at the rear of His Majesty’s Theatre on Skene Street, Aberdeen, at around 4.40pm on Wednesday.

Police said the boy was hit by a small dark Audi car which failed to stop following the collision.

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The child sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police are appealing for information about the incident.

Sergeant Peter Henderson of the Road Policing Department said: “We have already spoken to a large number of witnesses to this collision but I appeal to anyone who has information which would help us trace the vehicle and driver to contact Police on 101 quoting incident number PS-20190116-2501.

“Similarly I appeal directly to the driver of the vehicle involved to come forward.”