Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident which occurred on Premier Road, Sunderland at 5pm. on Tuesday, April 29.
The incident involved a three year old child being hit by a car, the child suffered cuts and bruises.
It is believed the child walked out between parked cars,
The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene, however, left before police arrived.
Officers are keen to speak to the driver to establish what happened and would urge the driver – believed to be a man driving a black car – to get in contact.
The driver, or any witnesses, should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 1181 290414 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.