Rochester police are looking for the driver of a red sedan that struck a 5-year-old boy crossing the street late Thursday afternoon.

The boy was within the crosswalk as he crossed Wakefield Street (Route 125) in front of McDonald's with a 14-year-old family member around 5:15 p.m. when he was hit by the car heading northbound, according to police. The boy was taken to Frisbie Memorial Hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The teen was not hit or injured. The crosswalk leads to a sidewalk outside the athletic fields at Spaulding High School.

It was dark at the time of the incident as sunset was at approximately 4:15 p.m.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident or video footage to contact them at 603-330-7128. You can also provide information and remain anonymous by calling the Rochester Crime Line at 603-335-6500 or texting a tip to CRIMES (274637). In the body of the text tap TEXT4CASH and your tip.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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