10-year-old hit by car outside Highland Park High School, police looking for suspect

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A 10-year-old boy is recovering after being hit by a car Friday afternoon across the street from Highland Park High School.

Officers arrived at the intersection of of 24th Street and California in response to a hit-and-run involving a 10-year-old boy and a burgundy car. The woman driving the car hit the boy while he was riding his bike across the road. The boy had the right of way while crossing, according to Topeka watch commander.

The child hit appears to have minor injuries and is recovering at a local hospital.

Police are looking for the woman at this time, and ask anyone with information to call Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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