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Damage only hit and run

08 Aug 2016 09:37 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a hit and run on the A19 in Jarrow.

The incident happened around 7.30am on Tuesday August 2, at Lindisfarne Roundabout on the slip-road joining the A19 northbound towards the tyne tunnel between a white Vauxhall Corsa and white HGV.

The driver of the Corsa got out and attempted to take a photograph of the lorry however a passenger got out snatched her phone and threw it into oncoming traffic,  causing it to smash.

The lorry then drove off.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for any witnesses.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 462 020816 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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