Hit & run incident involving child investigated

HRP release:

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a hit and run incident that occurred in Halifax earlier this month.

On October 6 at approximately 6 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle pedestrian collision that had occurred in the area of Punch Bowl Drive and Highfield Street. A child was crossing the street when they were struck by a silver or light grey Hyundai SUV. The driver of the SUV, described by witnesses as a man, did not stop and left the area. The child did not sustain any injuries.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident or the identity of the driver is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app

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