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Roanoke police investigating after young boy hurt in hit-and-run

Authorities said boy’s injuries were minor

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ROANOKE, Va. – Authorities are investigating after a boy was hurt in a hit-and-run crash in Roanoke last week, according to police.

Police said the incident happened around 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 2 in the 4200 block of Cravens Creek Road SW.

When officers responded, they said they found a boy under the age of ten with a minor injury who was taken to LewisGale Hospital to get checked out.

According to police, the car involved in the crash left the scene. Authorities said they do not have a description of the suspect vehicle at this time and this is an ongoing investigation.


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