Police appeal for information after young horse rider injured

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(Last Updated On: April 21, 2016)

Police have appealed for information after a horse rider was injured near Ipplepen.

The incident happened on Moor Road, just before 9.30am on Saturday 16 April. A 17-year-old girl was knocked from her horse after a car drove around a corner causing the horse to spook and rear.

The car then drove off without speaking to the rider, who had sustained a suspected broken arm and sprained ankle.

The driver is described as a white man, approximately 40-years-old, of large build and was possibly wearing a high visibility jacket.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw a blue Ford KA in the area on Saturday 16th April around the time of the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist with this investigation is asked to email 101@dc.police.uk lor call 101, quoting log 243 of 16 April.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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