Boy, 14, arrested after girl, seven, killed in hit-and-run collision with motorbike in Walsall

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after a seven-year-old girl died following a hit-and-run in Walsall.

Police were called to Turnstone Road in Blakenhall shortly after 7pm on Thursday after the girl was hit by a motorcycle.

The boy is in custody and police are searching for the blue and black road bike, and trying to determine the exact make and model.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes, of West Midlands Police, said: “This is an absolutely tragic event which has resulted in the death of an innocent child.

“We have still to recover the motorbike involved and I know someone out there in the local community knows where the bike is.”

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