A TEENAGE girl has suffered a broken leg in a suspected hit and run on Tuesday evening.

Officers received reports of an incident in Easington just after 5pm.

The 15-year-old girl has been struck by what officers believe is a white VW Tiguan while walking down Angus Street.

She suffered a broken leg and has been taken to hospital.

Police are appealing for information on any sightings of the Tiguan around the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 329 of September 10.