Teenager Hurt In Hit And Run

Police are appealing for information following a hit and run in Portsmouth.

The incident happened shortly after 3am on Sunday as the victim, an 18-year-old Portsmouth man, walked across Holbrook Road.

As he crossed, the pedestrian was struck by a white Volkswagen estate which then failed to stop at the scene.

The victim sustained two minor fractures to his skull which on arrival at Queen Alexandra Hospital were not thought to be life threatening.

He is now recovering at home.

Anyone with any information about the hit and run is asked to contact PC Faye Cappleman at Fratton Roads Policing Unit on 101.

Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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