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UPDATED: Baltimore Police officer hits young dirt bike rider with his vehicle

UPDATED: Baltimore Police officer hits young dirt bike rider with his vehicle

A Baltimore Police officer struck a boy riding a dirt bike with his police car around 7 p.m. this evening, on Avon Avenue near 33rd Street, residents said. Residents claimed the officer was pursuing two dirt bike riders and was following one dirt bike very closely and bumped it with the front of his vehicle, knocking the boy off of the dirt bike, as the other rider escaped by riding on the sidewalk. The boy, who residents said was possibly as young as 9 years old,* was taken to the hospital with what medics believe to be a broken ankle. Residents said the police had been actively following dirt bike riders in the area on Saturday as well. This marks the third weekend in a row the BPD has...

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