Boy left injured following hit & run in Perth

A young boy in Perth has been involved in a suspected hit & run in Perth.

A young boy in Perth has been involved in a suspected hit & run in Perth.

A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car on Rannoch Road, Letham near a roundabout.

Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended where the boy was treated for minor injuries.

Following the next day the 7-year-old was taken to hospital and was treated for a fractured rib.

The man is being described as an older man with white hair and a mustache. Laura was currently on the phone to her son when the incident happened.

The mother said:” I have ran out and across the road as I was on the phone to him at the time and saw the car driving away it was a small silver car I didn’t see the driver but **** has said it was an older man with white hair and a white mustache.”

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Police Scotland is reviewing CCTV in the area to identify the driver.

A spokeswoman from Police Scotland said: “The incident happened shortly after 7.30pm in Rannoch Road and involved a seven year old pedestrian and a car. At the time of the incident the boy was with his five year old brother.

He suffered a very minor injury to his arm as a result and did not require hospital treatment.

Officers are keen to trace the driver of a silver car coloured.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or any police officer. Alternatively information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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