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Manhunt underway in Hull after nine-year-old seriously hurt in Bank holiday hit-and-run

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Police are now searching for a motorbike rider after the nine-year-old boy was involved in a hit-and-run at a Hull playing field. There is now a huge emergency services presence at Rosmead playing field, off New Bridge Road in the city. Now eight police cars and two ambulances are involved in the incident. Police say the bike was being ridden off-road by a topless rider who was not wearing a helmet.

Humberside Police said: “Police are in attendance at a collision between a motorcycle and a nine-year-old boy.

“It is reported that a motorbike, being ridden off-road on Rosemead Park near Southcoates Lane in Hull, was in collision with the boy who was a pedestrian at around 12 noon today.

“The boy has sustained serious and life-changing injuries in the collision and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

“The rider of the bike, who was said to be riding without a helmet or shirt, did not stop and left the scene of the collision.”

Roads Policing Inspector Heather Cawson added: “We are urgently trying to find the rider and the bike involved in this collision.

“I want the help of the public to tell me who was riding this bike and where they are now.

“The bike was described as a red/orange motorcycle and the rider was not wearing a shirt or a helmet.

“Anyone with any information should call our 101 number and quote log 171 of 25 May 2020.”

More to follow…

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