Youth arrested over assault after collision in Sheffield involving child, aged seven

A youth was arrested on suspicion of assault after a child, aged seven, was hit by a car.

Tuesday, 10th October 2017, 10:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 3:02 am
Holywell Road, Sheffield

Emergency services were called to Holywell Road, Brightside, just before 5.10pm yesterday after a child was involved in a collision with a car.

The youngster was taken to hospital with minor injuries but South Yorkshire Police said following the collision a disturbance broke out in the street and a youth was arrested on suspicion of assault.

No other details have yet been released.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called to reports of a collision on Holywell Road, Sheffield.

"It is reported that a car was involved in a collision with a seven-year-old child. The child was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

"Following the collision there is said to have been a disturbance in the street which resulted in a juvenile being arrested on suspicion of assault."

Witnesses are urged to call South Yorkshire Police on 101.