Car bashed in Sleights hit and run collision

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was damaged in a hit-and-run collision in Sleights.

Sometime between 8.50am and 5.30pm on Monday, a grey Mitsubishi Mirage parked in Iburndale Lane sustained extensive damage to its passenger side when it was hit by another vehicle.

The driver of the other vehicle did not stop at the scene and Whitby police are making enquiries in an effort to trace the driver.

They are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them with information.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Traffic Constable Nicola Burnett. Alternatively, information can be emailed to

If you prefer not to give your name Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.