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Teenager on electric scooter hit by a car

Officers are appealing for information after a teenager was allegedly knocked off his electric scooter by a car.

Police were called to Bestwood Park Drive West, in Rise Park, after receiving reports that a 15-year-old boy had been hit by a car while on a zebra crossing.

The boy is believed to have suffered a minor head injury and cuts to his leg and hip after falling off his scooter following the reported collision, outside a Nisa Local store.

A silver or grey car is alleged to have hit the boy’s scooter before then driving away.

Enquiries are still ongoing to establish exactly what happened during the incident, which took place at around 6pm on 19 February 2022.

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Investigator Charlotte Read, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We are currently investigating an alleged hit and run incident, which reportedly saw a teenager knocked off their electric scooter.

“Thankfully, the boy wasn’t seriously injured during this incident.

“In order to assist us with our enquiries, we’d ask that anyone who has any CCTV, dash-cam, or other footage from this area at around 6pm, gets in touch with us immediately.

“Anyone with any further information can also contact us on 101, quoting crime number 603 of 19 February 2022.”

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