Northern Ireland

PSNI appeal after mother and daughter knocked down

Newtownards Road Belvoir Street pelican crossing Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident happened at a crossing on Newtownards Road near Belvoir Street

A woman and her eight-year-old daughter have been injured in a suspected hit-and-run in east Belfast.

The incident happened at a pedestrian crossing on the Newtownards Road near Belvoir Street at about 19:55 GMT on Wednesday.

Police said the mother and daughter are being treated for injuries that are not life threatening.

They said a black car was involved and that it left the scene in the direction of Dundonald after failing to stop.

Police have appealed for information.