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Three year old Kylan seriously injured in Northampton hit and run

A three year old boy Kylan Spires has been left with serious head injuries after a hit and run incident involving a moped as he played in his front garden.

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He had been playing on grass in Derwent Drive, Kings Heath, at about 4.25pm yesterday (Monday, June 12).

Kylan Spires the three year old seriously injured in a hit and run incident in Northampton

Detective Inspector Mark Hopkinson, who is leading the investigation said:

This was an extremely serious incident and our thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time. We realise that emotions are running high in the local community.

“We have one individual in custody and we are progressing several lines of inquiry, We are working closely with the family, but it would be inappropriate to give further details on that at this stage.

“We would strongly urge people to refrain from making threats and accusations which could constitute offences in themselves, and much worse, if inaccurate, could undermine any investigation.

Northamptonshire Police needs to get on with the job of finding the right person who did this.

– Det Insp Mark Hopkinson, Northants Police

Cyclist injured in hit and run

A cyclist has been injured in a hit and run crash in Bedfordshire.

The incident happened on a roundabout at Dunton near Biggleswade. The cyclist was left with a broken collar bone and facial injuries.

Police are looking for a light coloured car or people carrier and are appealing for witnesses.