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Boy, four, suffers broken leg after being hit by car

The incident happened outside Iceland at the Beach Boulevard Retail Park in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen: Boy taken to hospital.
Aberdeen: Boy taken to hospital. Google 2017

A four-year-old boy has suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car.

The incident happened at the Beach Boulevard Retail Park in Aberdeen at 3pm on Sunday.

The youngster was taken to hospital with a broken leg.

STV News understands the driver stopped before making off following the incident outside Iceland.

Constable David Jackson said: "Officers were made aware of an incident within a car park in the Beach Boulevard area of Aberdeen yesterday afternoon at around 3pm in which a four-year-old boy sustained injuries following a collision with a vehicle.

"He was taken to Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital where he received treatment for a broken leg.

"Enquiries are currently being carried out to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and I would appeal to anyone who saw what happened to contact police on 101.

"Likewise I would appeal to the owner of the vehicle involved to please get in touch."

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