Moundsville police are searching for a person who hit a child on a bike with their car, and then took off.

Police say the incident happened Saturday night around 8 o’clock near the Strand Theatre on Jefferson Avenue.

According to witnesses, a boy fell off his bicycle, and when he got up and proceeded, he was hit by a light blue or gray SUV.

The boy ended up on the hood of the car, and the bike was underneath it. The car continued driving away, leaving the boy.

He was taken to the hospital and treated for injuries and has since been released, but police are still searching for the driver of the car.

If you have any information, you’re asked to reach out to the Moundsville Police Department.