A little boy was hit by a car and badly injured while trick-or-treating in the Hudson Valley. Police are asking for help in finding the driver who fled the scene.

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On Halloween around 6:45 p.m., a child was hit by a car while crossing Fairview Ave at the Livingston Parkway near the Plaza Diner intersection in the Town of Greenport.

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The child crossing the street with his mother while trick-or-treating, police say.

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As the child crossed Fairview Ave with his mother, he was struck by a northbound vehicle. The northbound vehicle did not stop and continued northbound on Fairview Ave, police say.

The northbound vehicle did not stop and continued northbound on Fairview Ave

Reports say the boy is 4-years-old. He suffered a broken ankle, cuts and bruises, police say.

The 4-year-old suffered a broken ankle, cuts and bruises,

 

He was released from the hospital and is at home recovering.

 

Columbia County Sheriff's Office

The vehicle in question is described as a dark-colored SUV. The Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in trying to locate this vehicle. A surveillance camera from a nearby shopping center captured the images, seen above and below.

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If anyone has any information about this vehicle and/or operator, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 518-828-3344 and refer to incident number 289713.

If anyone has any information about this vehicle and/or operator, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 518-828-3344 and refer to incident number 289713.

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