POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a 12-year-old boy was hit by a car.

The youngster was hit by a car on Commercial Road in Strathaven around 5.25pm on February 19.

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Officers are now looking to trace the female driver of a silver Vauxhall Meriva spotted parked near to the Usave store on Barn Street around the same time.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.