Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Jasmyn Chan: Sheffield police hunt car in hit-and-run death

Police picture of the wanted car Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Police said they were looking for a Honda Civic

Police are trying to locate a car in connection with the the death of 14-year-old hit-and-run victim Jasmyn Chan.

South Yorkshire Police said they were looking for a green/blue coloured Honda Civic, with the registration number P135 FEO.

Jasmyn died when she was hit by a car while crossing Normanton Hill, in Sheffield on Friday night.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Jasmyn Chan was killed in a hit-and-run collision

Police said the 32-year-old man remained in custody.

'Pain and devastation'

The appeal comes a day after Jasmyn's parents, Peter Chan and Paula McCullie, spoke of their loss.

Mr Chan said: "Our daughter was beautiful, inside and out. I cannot put into words the pain and devastation I feel in my heart knowing she is gone.

"As a family we are heartbroken and we don't know how we will ever get over losing Jasmyn."

Jasmyn was crossing the road with a 12-year-old friend when she and the second girl were hit.

Police have said that Jasmyn's last actions were "to push her friend from danger".

The 12-year-old girl was treated in hospital before being released on Saturday.

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