DID you see a member of the public being hit by a car in Newtown? If so please call the police.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident on Heol Treowen in Newtown at approximately 7pm on Monday, December 23.

A police spokesperson said: "A member of the public has reported being struck by a car which then left the scene.

"If anyone has any relevant information that can assist the investigation, please contact PC 491 Thrower at Newtown Investigation Support Unit by telephoning 101 or alternatively contact Crime stoppers on 0800555111.

"Any information provided will be treated as confidential."