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Girl injured in Cirencester hit and run incident

Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run incident in Cirencester that left a 12-year-old girl in hospital.

The incident happened at around 1.30pm on Saturday afternoon when a group of girls were using the pedestrian crossing on London Road in the town.

While crossing the road, a black Vauxhall Astra jumped a red light and struck the girl, causing her injuries to her leg and foot.

The driver failed to stop and carried on in the direction of Burford Road services.

He was described as being a white man who was wearing glasses.

A Police spokesperson said: "This incident happened in a busy area and we are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

"Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information on the vehicle is asked to call 101 quoting incident 219 of 8 June."

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