The 15-year-old boy was understood to be cycling along Wrafton Bridge when he was in collision with a car and suffered multiple injuries.

A 15-year-old boy has been injured in a hit-and-run in Braunton yesterday (Wednesday).

The boy, who was understood to be riding a bike at the time, was knocked over a wall by a car on Wrafton Bridge, near the Williams Arms, at around 4.35pm.

The driver did not stop and the boy suffered multiple injuries.

He was taken to Barnstaple A&E but his injuries were not life-threatening.

The car was described as a dark blue four-by-four, heading in the direction of Braunton Academy.

Police want to hear from anyone who has any information about this incident. Email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting 612 10/05/17.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or report your crime online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org.