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Child injured in west Charlotte hit-and-run

(Source: WBTV/File) (Source: WBTV/File)

A 7-year-old was struck by a vehicle and injured in west Charlotte Saturday afternoon, police said. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the hit-and-run occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of Crestridge Drive. 

Officers say the driver of a green four-door sedan hit the child and then fled the scene.

Police believe the driver was a black man who was possibly wearing a plaid shirt.

The child was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor injuries, officers say. 

No other information has been released. 

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