Northampton

Girl, 3, injured after fall from vehicle being stolen

A three-year-old girl was injured when a thief drove off in the vehicle she was sitting on during a family picnic.

She was on the tailgate of the Land Rover Discovery, in Little Irchester near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, with her family around her.

A man climbed into the front of the vehicle and drove away at speed injuring the child as she fell on to the road, said police.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact the Northamptonshire force.

The man is described as white, aged in his late teens to early 20s, 6ft tall, and of medium build with short dark hair.

The vehicle has not been found.

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