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Police replace bicycle for boy injured in hit and run

Mount Pleasant Police officers replaced the bike for a child who was injured in a hit and run...
Mount Pleasant Police officers replaced the bike for a child who was injured in a hit and run accident Wednesday. (Source: Mount Pleasant Police)
Published: May. 3, 2019 at 6:16 PM EDT
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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Two Mount Pleasant Police officers stepped in to help a boy who was struck by a vehicle that left the scene by presenting him with a new bicycle.

Police also provided a new helmet and lights for his bicycle. (Source: Mount Pleasant Police)
Police also provided a new helmet and lights for his bicycle. (Source: Mount Pleasant Police)

A Twitter post from the Mount Pleasant Police Department states School Resource Officers Lipari and Messina, Sgt. Calabrese and Pfc. O’Donohue worked to replace the child’s bicycle.

They were also able to get the boy, whose identity was not released, a new helmet and lights for his bicycle, the post states.

The boy was injured Wednesday morning as he crossed Venning Road near Rans Hill Road, police said. EMS took him to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The car that struck the child was described as a dark SUV and police asked anyone with information to contact Pfc. Culnon at 843-884-4176 or wculnon@tompsc.com.

Those who wish to remain anonymous should contact Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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