Police are hunting a hit and run driver after a 13-year-old boy was knocked from his bike yesterday evening.

The boy was riding along King Street, Melksham, when he was hit at about 8.55pm by a car that did not stop.

He suffered a knee injury and shock.

A Wiltshire police spokesman appealed for witnesses and said: "The vehicle is believed to be silver in colour with the registration plate starting with an 'S'.

Anyone with information should ring 101 quoting reference 54190023774.