Hunt for hit-and-run biker that left boy, 3, with broken arm in Fenham continues

Kingsway in Fenham, Newcastle
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Hit-and-run bikers that sped off after knocking a little boy over on a city road are today still being hunted by police.

The three-year-old suffered a broken arm in the incident, which happened on Kingsway, in Fenham, Newcastle, on Thursday night. Police say the youngster was crossing the road when he was struck by a motorcycle, which had a male rider and a male pillion passenger onboard.

The pillion passenger is believed to have been thrown from the vehicle in the collision, which was reported at just before 8.15pm, he and the rider then fled the scene. The boy was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains. Northumbria Police made an appeal for witnesses following the incident last week. And today the force confirmed that no one had yet been arrested.

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The motorcycle involved in the incident was described as black with red hints on it. It was last seen heading in the direction of Fenham Hall Drive following the collision.

Chief InspMick Hall, of Northumbria Police, said last week: “This is a serious incident in which a young child has sadly sustained a broken arm. We would ask anyone with information regarding the collision which took place – no matter how small or insignificant you feel it may be – to get in touch with us.

“We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, or those who may have dashcam footage of the moments leading up to the collision which could assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police and quote log number NP-20240620-1056.