Toddler victim of Flat Bush hit-and-run

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The vehicle involved in the hit-and-run is similar to a Honda Civic saloon sedan 2006-2011 model.
The vehicle involved in the hit-and-run is similar to a Honda Civic saloon sedan 2006-2011 model.

Police are seeking the public's assistance to help identify the owner of the vehicle pictured below which was involved in a hit and run of a toddler.

A mother was walking her four-year-old son and nephew to Kindergarten in Flat Bush at around 8am on 18 August 2016.

As she crossed Baverstock Road she noticed a white sedan vehicle travelling towards her at a fast speed.

She acted quickly to pull both children back, however as she lifted her son, the vehicle has hit his right leg which was broken in the incident.

The vehicle did not stop and continued driving, turning left on Chapel Road.

CCTV footage has been obtained however the vehicle's registration number is not visible.
Counties Manukau Senior Sergeant Jono Chappell says this is a really serious matter which left the mother and children very shaken.

"Failing to stop and render assistance following a vehicle crash is a criminal offence.
The fact that this person did not stop to see if the child was okay is appalling and we would like to identify the owner of the vehicle so we can make further enquiries."

The vehicle is distinctive in that it has tinted windows with a rounded quarter light and black mag wheels.

The vehicle is similar to a Honda Civic saloon sedan 2006-2011 model.

Anyone with information that can assist is asked to contact Senior Sergeant Jono Chappell on 09 261 1300.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously on 0800 555 111.

- The Aucklander

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