Boy left with broken wrist after hit and run collision

North Terrace in Whitby
North Terrace in Whitby
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A 16-year-old boy was left with a broken wrist after being knocked off his bike on Saturday evening.

The Whitby teenager was cycling along North Terrace at around 11.30pm when a car, which was travelling in the same direction, collided with him, causing him to fall off his cycle.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his broken wrist and a cut to his arm.

The collision occurred in the area in front of the Royal Hotel near the whale bone arch and involved a dark blue or black hatchback with a loud exhaust.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 and select option 2.

Ask for PC Jonathan Mason, or email jonathan.mason@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

Quote reference 12130117207 when passing on information about this incident.