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Hunt for driver who left 10-year-old girl injured after knocking her off bike in hit and run

The child had been riding her bicycle along the road when she was stuck by a car which left the scene

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 10-year-old girl was injured in a hit and run collision in south Armagh.

The incident happened on the Killeavy Road at around 4pm on Sunday afternoon.

The child had been riding her bicycle along the road when she was stuck by a car, which police say they believe was being driven by a female.

The girl was knocked from her bicycle and sustained some injuries and the driver left the scene.

Under the circumstances, the children was understandably unable to provide police with any details relating to the vehicle which struck her, other than it was white in colour.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who has any information on the vehicle or who may have been involved.

If you can help contact the PSNI in Newry on the non-emergency number 101.

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