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Hit-and-run in York


11:53am 30th August 2011

A teenager's been knocked down in a hit-and-run in York.

The 19 year old, from Huddersfield, was struck by a car outside Reflex on George Hudson Street on Saturday night.

He was rushed to hospital with a head injury.

North Yorkshire Police are now reviewing CCTV footage. They've established that the vehicle has tinted rear windows and a registration number beginning with 'S59.'

Officers are now appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward.

PC Andy Pearson, of York police, said:

"Fortunately, the victim was not seriously injured in the collision but it clearly could have had a more tragic outcome.

"I am sure someone saw what happened - it was Saturday night in York city centre when there are always a lot of people around.

"Anyone who witnessed the collision may have information vital to the investigation and I am appealing to them to contact the police or Crimestoppers, as soon as possible."

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is urged to contact PC Andy Pearson, of York police, on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting reference number 12110145559.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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