WESTAMPTON, N.J. (CBS) — Police in a Burlington County town are searching for the driver who fled the scene after striking two young children.

The hit and run happened at about 5:50 p.m. on February 9th on Sharpless Boulevard and Westwind Way in Westampton, New Jersey.

According to investigators, a 10 and 6-year-old were playing in a roadway near their residence when a car struck them and fled the scene.

The victims suffered minor injuries to their backs and knees.

The suspect is described as a black male driving possibly a 1990’s model red Pontiac. The vehicle may have minor scuff damage to the front bumper area.

Anyone with information about this hit and run is urged to call 609.267.3000 ext 467.

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