Driver sought after hit and run

Police are appealing for the owner of an orange Mitsubishi car to come forward after a boy was hit while out cycling on Thursday.

The incident happened in Kirkbean near Dumfries but the driver could be from further afield, and officers are now keen to trace the driver or any witnesses.

The 12-year-old boy suffered minor injuries and was taken to Dumfries Infirmary but was later released.

The incident happened at around 3pm and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.