Lancashire

Boy, 9, struck by police car in Blackpool

Dickson Road police incident
Image caption Police have not revealed the precise circumstances of the crash

A nine-year-old boy was struck and injured by a police vehicle in Blackpool.

The boy was hit on Dickson Road at about 19:35 BST on Wednesday night.

The precise circumstances have not been revealed, but Lancashire Constabulary said the boy was believed to have suffered minor injuries.

The force added it was not necessary for the Independent Police Complaints Commission to be informed.

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