- Manhunt initiated
- Hit-and-run kills child
- Witnesses urged to help
The police have initiated a search following the hit-and-run death of a child.
At 17:35 GMT on Wednesday, a seven-year-old was struck by a vehicle while walking along Sandgate Esplanade in Folkestone.
The unidentifiable vehicle left the location in the direction of Hythe before emergency personnel arrived, according to the force.
Witnesses and individuals with dashcam or CCTV footage are requested to contact the police.